RECIPE: CABAJ – Cabbage in Tomato Sauce

CABAJ – Cabbage in Tomato Sauce


1/4 cup red onion

1/8 cup green bell pepper

1 cup sliced peeled tomato

1 Tbsp oil

1/2 tsp salt

pepper to taste


Cut veggies.

Peel tomatoes!

Peel tomato and cut everything fine (especially cabbage).

Cut cabbage fine!

On medium heat get pan & oil hot.  Add onions and green peppers and stir.  Let onions and green peppers cook for 5 minutes until onion is translucent.


Add tomatoes to the pot and stir. Turn down the heat and leave 5 minutes (making sure nothing burns) allowing tomatoes to soften.

Let tomatoes get soft.

Crush tomatoes until sauce is smooth.

Smash tomatoes.

Add salt and pepper and stir.

Add salt and pepper.

Add cabbage on the top of the sauce.  Cover (don’t stir).  Turn down heat to low.

Let it steam the cabbage.

Stir after 10 minutes. Cover and let simmer for 20 minutes.

Stir after 10 minutes, cover, & let simmer 20 min.

Great on rice, with bread, on coconut potatoes, on coconut green plantain or with chapati.

Serving Size:

5 adult sides

Preparation Time:

45 minutes.

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