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Ethiopian Cabbage Dish: Tikel Gomen

To continue our involvement in African Heritage and Health Week, here is another recipe that is a classic Ethiopian dish. It is easy to make and you’ll get beneficial cholesterol lowering properties from the cabbage.

tikel-gomen
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Total Time: 40m

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. fresh ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 head cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 5 red potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces
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Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a 6.5-Quart Covered Stockpot over medium-high heat. Toss in the carrots and onion and sauté them in the oil for about 5 minutes. Stir in the seasonings (sea salt, pepper, cumin, turmeric, ginger) and toast for a minute.
  2. Add in the cabbage and potatoes. Stir to combine and cover the pan. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook until the potatoes are soft, about 30 minutes. (actual time will depend on how big you cut your potatoes).
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