Quenched cabbage with smoked gammon

    45 min

    A traditional Romanian recipe that can be made with pickled cabbage or fresh cabbage, and uses gammon.


    Bedfordshire, England, UK
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    Serves: 6 

    • 150g gammon, chopped
    • oil as needed
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 carrot, grated
    • 1 cabbage, shredded
    • water as needed
    • salt and pepper
    • 1 beef stock cube
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 2 tablespoons borscht or lemon juice
    • chopped fresh dill

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Start by frying the gammon in a bit of oil for about 2 to 3 minutes.
    2. Then cut the onion, grate the carrot and stir them into the pan with the gammon.
    3. Shred the cabbage.
    4. Put the cabbage in the pan with the gammon and add water to cover everything. Add a pinch of salt and pepper, cover the pan with a lid and let it simmer.
    5. When the cabbage is boiled add the beef stock cube, the tomato paste and the borscht or lemon juice and let it simmer for anther 10-15 minutes.
    6. At the end add the chopped dill.

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     -  28 Aug 2012