Croatian Kale (Savoy Cabbage) Stew (Kelj Cuspajz)

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4 portions
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the savoy cabbage and cut it in 1 inch pieces.
  • Preheat the water and when it boils put the savoy cabbage in it and leave it boil for one minute.
  • During this operation prepare this: put lard in a pot, heat it and add finely sliced garlic and bacon (pancetta), brown flour in lard (but not too brown).
  • Add ground paprika and just few drops of cold water to make “zafrig” (a kind of “sauce veloutè”).
  • Take out savoy cabbage with hollow spoon, add sliced potato in small cubes and water you have cooked kale in it.
  • Season with salt and pepper and cook until potato is soft (10-20 minutes).
  • Serve as a side dish to steaks, sausages, dried smoked ham etc.
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