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Jamaican-Style Steamed Cabbage

Serves: 12
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.

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1 head cabbage
1 Tbsp coconut or vegetable oil
4 carrots, sliced or shredded
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves of garlic, minced (or 1 tsp garlic powder)
1 sweet bell pepper, chopped
3 sprigs fresh thyme (or 1 tsp dry)
1 tsp salt (or to taste)
1/4 cup coconut cream or butter
1 Scotch Bonnet pepper, or 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste)
Optional: For protein, add shrimp, salted cod or butter beans


1. Remove outer leaves of cabbage; cut into four, and thinly shred

2. Heat oil in large skillet on mediumhigh heat.

3. Sauté cabbage, carrot, onion, garlic and bell pepper; cover.

4. Let cook for 10 minutes; stir.

5. Add thyme, salt, coconut cream and hot pepper; stir and taste.

6. Cover and allow to cook for about minutes stirring occasionally; adjust seasoning if desired.

7. Serve hot with steamed rice to complete the meal.

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