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Cabbage-Turnip-Bean Stew


3 heads garlic, chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

2 15oz cans, cannellini beans (rinsed and drained)

4 medium turnips, peeled and quartered

2 Tbsp tomato paste (or ketchup)

1/2 small cabbage head, shredded (about 3 generous handfuls)

3 Tbsp olive oil

2 bay leaves

1 1/2 – 2 cup water or chicken broth

salt and seasoning to taste (depends on whether using broth or water)

Cover bottom of heavy-bottomed pot with olive oil, adding garlic and onion. Allow to turn golden, add beans. After a few minutes, add seasonings, bay leaf and broth or water. Cook for about 7-10 minutes at gentle simmer. Mix in tomato paste and add cabbage. Cook for another 5 minutes and …..presto! Serve sprinkled with cheese or pancetta – yumm.