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    Grilled cabbage with goats' cheese, walnuts and orange

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 40 minutes
    • Total time: 55 minutes

    Serves: 4-6


    2 pointed cabbages
    5 tbsp olive oil
    140g hard goats’ cheese, grated
    1 tsp ground cumin
    100g crème fraîche
    50g walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped
    handful mint leaves
    1 orange, segmented


    1. Preheat the oven to 170˚C, gas mark 3. Heat a griddle pan or grill until hot. Peel off the outer layers of the cabbages, cut both into quarters and brush the cut sides with 2 tbsp oil; season. Char the cabbage for 2-3 minutes on each side, either in the griddle pan or under the grill, until golden brown and almost burned. Transfer the cabbage to a baking tray and roast for 25-30 minutes until tender in the centre.

    2. Stir the grated cheese and cumin into the crème fraîche. Serve the cabbage warm, topped with the goats’ cheese mixture, walnuts, mint and orange, then drizzle with the remaining 3 tbsp olive oil. 

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose & Partners Food, January 2019 issue. Download the Waitrose & Partners Food app for the full issue


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