Braised cabbage with caraway

  

  

By accident, this post was published last night. 

I try not to post too often, and this was in the queue for posting. 

However, there are so “accidents” in this world. So, I took it as a sign to share this recipe on the blog.

I was inspired by some of the recent posts by others on cooking cabbage. 

Sometimes it happens that we run low on food, but still haven’t gone shopping yet. 

So, I always like to have a cabbage and carrots stowed away as a backup for situations like this. They are less perishable than other vegetables and taste better than frozen.

Ingredients 

1 cabbage, sliced

2 onions, sliced

Optional: 2 grated carrots 

1 can diced tomatoes 

1/2 – 1 teaspoon caraway seeds

Salt, pepper to taste

Optional: crushed fresh garlic or garlic powder 

Instructions 

Sauté onions until slightly golden. Add cabbage, tomatoes and spices.

Cover and cook over a low heat. Check to make sure there is enough, but not too much water. Stir to prevent burning. Adjust seasonings.

Here are some pictures:

Slice cabbage:

   

Grate carrots. I have a small but VERY shape grater for small amounts.

 

 Sauté onions:

 

Add other ingredients:

  

Viola! Final product:
  

The rest of the family does not like cabbage that much. But, this was enthusiastically approved of. My husband said, “this is pretty good!”

Enjoy!

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25 thoughts on “Braised cabbage with caraway

  1. jncthedc says:

    People need to understand that eating isn’t ONLY about taste. Sometimes we need to eat foods to satisfy our body’s need to function in a similar way that we take spoonfuls of medication (that may taste horrific) for the relief it offers. The trick is to balance taste and need. A willingness to compromise can add quality to life.

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    • Cooking For The Time Challenged says:

      I do not believe that the two are mutually exclusive. Food is a physical pleasure as well as a provider of nourishment and sustenance. When prepared and eaten properly, food can taste good and also be healthy and nourishing.

      Naturally, part of growing up is understanding that there is a time and a place for everything. Balance, discernment and good judgement are necessary components for emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.

      Eating is a much broader activity than simply taking food into one’s mouth. As I like to say, “how we do anything is how we do everything.” And, “we take ourselves with us wherever we go.”

      I guess we could call this “food for thought!” Enjoy!💕

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