Braised Cabbage

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  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 onions, diced
  • 1 large cabbage (any kind) shredded
  • 1 orr 2 medium or large carrots cut in coins or shredded
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 hot pepper, diced
  • 2 to 3 cups diced tomatoes
  • pinch dried thyme or a couple sprigs of fresh thyme
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice


Heat oil in a large pot. Add diced onions and saute for 7-10 minutes, or until wilted. Add diced hot pepper, red pepper and carrots. Continue to cook for another 5 minutes. Add shredded cabbage and herbs. Mix well and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes or so. When cabbage is reduced add diced tomatoes, cover and cook at a simmer for another 20 or 30 minutes. Turn off heat, add lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Serve in a bowl as a soup or side dish. Garnish with your favorite fresh herbs.

From CSA Member Katharine Mardirosian

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