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6 Dec 2020 by Katja

Greek Cabbage with Rice

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • ½ of a small cabbage coarsely sliced
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped or grated
  • salt, pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • ½ cup medium grain rice
  • Lemon, parsley, feta cheese
  • Heat olive oil and sauté the onion until soft, about 5-7 minutes. Add the cabbage and mix until cabbage is coated with the olive oil. Stir for 2-3 minutes until the cabbage has wilted somewhat. Add about 1 cup hot water hot water and simmer for 20-30 minutes until cabbage is soft. Add more water if needed. Add the tomato, salt, pepper and cayenne. Stir in the rice until it is coated with the oil. Add 1 ¼ cup hot water and simmer, covered, until the rice is almost cooked (about 15 minutes). Add more hot water in small amount if needed. Once rice is ready, but there is still a bit of water left in the pot, remove from heat and keep covered until rest of water is absorbed. The rice should be somewhat creamy.

    Serve with plenty of lemon and sprinkle with parsley. Add feta if desired.

    Adapted from Olive Tomato.

    More Greek vegetable casserole recipes from Olive Tomato: Lathera.

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