How to prepare cabbage stew

A good stew doesn’t need to be complicated to be delicious, but many people assume it’s much harder than it really is. Take cabbage stew, for example: Just one ingredient and less than 20 minutes of cooking time are all you need to make this hearty and filling dish.

For extra flavor, pair it with your favorite type of bread as shown in the recipe below. If you want to speed up the preparation even more, go ahead and purchase already prepared stew meat instead of slicing up beef yourself.

It is essential to know how to properly cut your ingredients before you cook them, so they don’t go to waste and you aren’t left with bland food that tastes more of your cutting board than the recipe you spent all morning perfecting.


With this step-by-step guide on how to prepare cabbage stew, you will be able to chop up your vegetables and herbs quickly and effectively, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the rest of your day.

How to prepare cabbage stew


  • 2 pieces cabbage medium-sized
  • 200 ml vegetable/palm oil
  • 2 pieces of large onions
  • Garlic paste
  • Fresh tomatoes
  • Water
  • Tomato paste
  • Grinded pepper
  • Salt

How to prepare

  1. Wash vegetables thoroughly and slice them into pieces using a chopping board.
  2. Put the sliced cabbage into a clean cooking pot, add water and put it on fire.
  3. Allow it to boil until it becomes tender.
  4. Remove from fire and drain off the water.
  5. Pour oil into a cooking pan, slice the onions and add the sliced onions, garlic paste into the oil.
  6. Cook them until they turn golden brown.
  7. Slice the fresh tomatoes and add it to the mixture and stir.
  8. Add the boiled cabbage mix them well.
  9. Cover the pot and let the stew heat for about 15 minutes.
  10. Thats it !! Your cabbage stew is ready to be served.

Benefits of cabbage stew

  1. It has an outstanding nutrient profile and is especially high in vitamins C and K.
  2. Eating cabbage may even help lower the risk of certain diseases, improve digestion and combat inflammation.
  3. Cabbage makes a tasty and inexpensive addition to a number of recipes.
  4. It can also help lower cholesterol levels.
  5. Cabbage helps in digestion.
  6. Cabbage can also help prevent cancer.

Who should not eat cabbage stew

  1. It’s best to avoid cabbage if you have an under-active thyroid gland.
  2. Surgery: Cabbage might affect blood glucose levels and could interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgical procedures. Stop using cabbage at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.


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Following the procedures above, your cabbage stew will be ready in no time. Cabbage stew can go with rice, plantain, yam, etc.

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