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Jamaican steamed cabbage

Jamaican Steamed Cabbage recipe

Jamaican Steamed cabbage is a simple and easy recipe that is vegan friendly, gluten free and the children will love it.
4.84 from 12 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 4 people
Calories 138 kcal


  • 1 Large cabbage
  • 1 Medium onion
  • 1 Medium carrot
  • 2 Small tomatoes Diced
  • 2 Cloves garlic
  • 1 Bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper
  • ¼ Scotch bonnet pepper (optional) Seed remove and finely chopped
  • 3 Sprigs Thyme
  • Salt To taste


  • Cut the cabbage into four quarters, remove the middle, wash the cabbage leaves, shred and set aside.
  • Peel, wash and chop the carrot into thin strips.
  • Chop the onion and bell peppers into small pieces.
  • Finely cut the garlic or use a garlic crusher
  • Heat the oil in a saucepan on medium heat then add the onion, garlic, scotch bonnet pepper and thyme and let it sauté for about two minutes.
  • Stir in the bell pepper and tomato
  • Stir in to cabbage season with salt and black pepper.
  • Cover and steam for 15 to 20 minutes. Add the carrot half way through.


It you don't like spicy food leave out the scotch bonnet pepper.


Calories: 138kcal
Keyword Jamaican Steamed Cabbage recipe
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