When stewing, foods retain their calorie content, but lose trace elements. Steaming allows you to reduce the energy value by 3-5%, but leave the minerals and vitamins in vegetables. Significantly increases calorie content during prolonged frying.
A standard dish with the addition of vegetable oil, carrots and tomato paste contains 40-60 kilocalories per 100 g. If chicken is included in the composition, then the nutritional value increases to 100-150 kcal, with meat - from 200 kcal, with mushrooms - 130-140 kcal.
Braised Cabbage Recipes
The product is popular in many countries (India, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Britain, Japan). Each country has special recipes and supplements.
So that the vegetable does not lose its beneficial properties, it is processed for a short time, until golden brown and soft texture. Cooking does not require special culinary skills and a lot of time.
Prepare a dish on a stove (pan, in a lingon bowl, stewpan), in a double boiler or slow cooker, bake in the oven. In this case, the taste of the finished product changes.
As spices, a mixture of peppers, bay leaf, citric acid, turmeric, garlic, cardamom, caraway seeds, cloves, nutmeg, ginger are used.
Braised Cabbage with Tomato - Classic Recipe
Braised cabbage with tomatoes is cooked in a pan or in a slow cooker. The cooking option is suitable for diet, fasting, and recovery from illness. The number of calories in the finished dish is 60 kcal per 100 g.
onions - 1 pc.;
carrots - 200-250 g;
head of cabbage - 1 pc.;
tomato paste - 1 triangle or single packaging, can be replaced with fresh tomatoes or canned juice;
salt, pepper - to taste;
vegetable oil - for frying.
The pan is heated, one tablespoon of oil is poured.
Coarsely chop the onion, fry it for 2-3 minutes, add grated carrots.
After 10 minutes, add chopped cabbage, stew under the lid until golden brown, so that all the liquid evaporates. At this stage, spices, bay leaf, tomato paste are mixed in, salted to taste.
Thoroughly knead the dish and fry without lid until cooked (soft texture and reddish-orange color).