Cabbage Dish With Root Vegetables

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"This is a dish from Ethiopia. I've never thought of combining potatoes with cabbage, but it seems they do that in Ethiopia. Always open to new ideas!"

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (355.5 g)
  • Calories 198.5
  • Total Fat - 9.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 223.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 25 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.5 g
  • Sugars - 5.9 g
  • Protein - 6.3 g
  • Calcium - 155.3 mg
  • Iron - 3.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 144.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Trim and chop the cabbage as desired; wash and pat dry.

Step 2

Saute the onion, leek or green onions with 4 tablespoons of oil and ¼ cup of water until tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add 1/4 cup of water, garlic, ginger, and turmeric to the onion mixture. Stir for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add potatoes, carrots and cabbage to the sauce. Stir for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add Italian seasoning, salt and black pepper. Stir well. Cook for 25 minutes on medium low heat, stirring occasionally.

Step 6

Add sliced hot green peppers. Mix well. Remove from heat.

Step 7

Serve it cold or warm, with Injera or rice.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


This was really good! I made half and it still made 4 servings - yay! leftovers! I'm a wimp when it comes to heat and I thought the peppers might be too hot for me. I added them a little sooner and let them cook a bit. Perfect. I also added about 1/2 cup of diced ham. We really liked this!!


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(21 Apr 2019)

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