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Ginger Sautéed Cabbage


Ginger Sautéed Cabbage
Jen Hoy
Cabbage is rich in anti-inflammatory compounds, Vitamin C, sulfur and iodine. It helps to heal ulcers, strengthens digestion, and treats constipation. This dish is warming and very tasty, especially when served with sweet potatoes or winter squash.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 2-inch knob of ginger, peeled and chopped fine
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine
  • 1 head green or napa cabbage, sliced thin
  • 2 carrots, shredded (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • 2 scallions, green and white parts, chopped
  • black sesame seeds for garnish (optional)


Heat sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat.

Add garlic and ginger, sauté one minute, and add cabbage, along with ¼ cup of water.

Cover and steam five minutes, until cabbage is wilted. Add carrots, mix thoroughly, add tamari, and cook an additional 2 minutes.

Mix in scallions, and serve, garnished with sesame seeds.

Serves 4-6

Copyright 2009 by Jen Hoy

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