Cabbage with Walnuts

Kombostos Ruleti Nigvzit

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

  • About

One of the most tempting ways the Georgians serve vegetables is stuffed. The typical Georgian table displays stuffed carrots, quince, and pumpkin along with the more familiar cabbage leaves, peppers, and tomatoes. Not surprisingly, the favored filling is a zesty mixture of walnuts and spices. The vegetable container is always cooked as briefly as possible to retain its fresh flavor. Unlike the Eastern European method of preparation that calls for prolonged cooking of the stuffed leaves, the