TEMPTING: CARAMELIZED HOT AND SWEET CABBAGE WITH FRESH LIME

 

This tempting recipe is a simply delicious hot and sweet meal made with cabbage.

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To make this caramelized cabbage you will need a head of cabbage (halved and cored), sea salt (1 teaspoon), freshly ground black pepper (1/2 teaspoon), cane sugar (1/3 cup), water (1 cup), olive oil (3 tablespoons) and one fresh lime.

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First cut cabbage into 1 inch slabs then chop into 1/4 inch pieces.

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Add chopped cabbage to a large pot then add the water. Simmer the cabbage over medium heat occasionally stirring until the water is absorbed and cabbage is translucent in color.

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Add olive oil and mix into cabbage. Next add ground pepper and cane sugar. Mix into cabbage and stir until caramelized. Add additional cane sugar and/or black pepper to your taste preference – continue cooking until cabbage is light brown in color and fully caramelized.

IMG_8668 Serve caramelized cabbage hot or cold on a bed of rice or mixed into your favorite pasta. Squeeze fresh lime juice and enjoy . This recipe can be a quick and healthy main dish or the perfect side for chicken, fish, pork, shrimp or sausages.

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Be sure to make plenty – this dish will be devoured!

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