Recipe for Greek Style Cabbage and Rice

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This simple dish is served all over Greece when cabbages are in season as a side dish or light meal.

Greek Style Cabbage and Rice (Lahanorizo) Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium head cabbage, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh, chopped dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup rice

How to Prepare Greek Cabbage and Rice:

Pour the olive oil into a large pot and heat over medium. Add the onions and garlic and saute until translucent, about five minutes. Add the cabbage and saute until the cabbage is cooked down and soft. Stir in the dill, thyme, salt, and pepper and then add the vegetable broth, tomato paste, and rice and stir with a wooden spoon. Cover the pot and bring the mixture to a boil. Simmer the mixture on low heat until all the water is absorbed – about 15-20 minutes.

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