Jamaican Steamed Cabbage is an excellent vegetable side dish full of flavor and nutrients. Caribbean people love to sauté cabbage with local herbs and seasonings to add some variety to our meals. This recipe will show you how to make Jamaican Steamed Cabbage packed with all the traditional flavors you love in Jamaican Cuisine. This is a perfect recipe for our vegan and vegetarian fans, and we hope this becomes a regular addition to your home-cooked specialties.
Is it better to steam or boil cabbage?
Although both methods of cooking cabbage are healthy, the nutrients retained in steaming items will be higher than when boiled.
Is cabbage an anti inflammatory?
Yes, cabbage can help to reduce inflammation in the body due to its high levels of antioxidants.
Does cabbage burn belly fat?
Cabbage is low in fat and calories, making cabbage an excellent food choice. No matter how much we wish one ingredient could reduce fat in one or two parts of the body, the myths that cabbage can burn belly fat are unfortunately false. A healthy balanced diet and exercise is the only true way to burn fat from the body.
What happens if you eat cabbage everyday?
Since cabbage is a nutrient-rich vegetable, you could eat it every day without any serious side effects other than the possibility of excess gas and bloating.
1 head Cabbage - sliced or shredded
1 large Onion - sliced
3 cloves Garlic - minced
1 teaspoon Ginger - minced
1 Bell pepper - julienne cut
2 large Tomato - julienne cut
1 medium Carrot - julienne cut
1 teaspoon Thyme - fresh, chopped
¼ teaspoon Allspice
2 tablespoons Coconut Oil
½ Scotch Bonnet pepper - seeded & minced
Once the oil is hot, add the onion, garlic, ginger, bell pepper, and tomato, then sauté for 3 minutes.
Mix in the cabbage, carrot, thyme, scotch bonnet and allspice and sauté for 3-5 minutes or until the cabbage is cooked but still has some texture and bite.
Turn the heat down to low and cover with a lid for 5 minutes and let the cabbage steam.
Season with salt and black pepper to taste, then remove from the heat and serve warm.
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