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Spicy Cabbage & Potatoes - Bolivian Style

Spicy Cabbage & Potatoes - Bolivian Style makes a quick and easy side dish!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bolivian
Servings: 6 people


  • 3 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 4 chopped tomatoes
  • 4 finely chopped serrano chillies or less as desired
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 peeled and diced potatoes


  • Cook potatoes in boiling water until fork tender. Drain.
  • Bring a large pot of water to the boil.
  • Add cabbage and blanch it for 5 minutes.
  • Drain and immediately run with cold water. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil. Add onion and saute until softened.
  • Add tomatoes and chillies. Cook for 5 minutes, until the tomatoes have softened a bit.
  • Add cabbage, salt, pepper, cilantro and potatoes.
  • Stir to combine and cook for a few minutes until potatoes are heated through.
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