Turkish Dish



Serves 4

  • Active Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins

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This recipe for “Bulgurlu Lahana Kapuska” is reproduced with minor edits courtesy Ozlem Warren. The original recipe can be found on her website Ozlem’s Turkish Table.



  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet and stir in the ground meat. Sauté for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and coarsely chopped cabbage to the pan and sauté for another 4 -5 minutes (their volume will shrink as they cook).
  3. Stir in the bulgur, diced tomatoes, red pepper paste and 2 cups hot water. Stir well to combine.
  4. Add the lemon juice, red pepper flakes and dried mint and season with salt and ground black pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil then cover and cook over low heat for 15 – 20 minutes or until all cooked.
  6. Spoon into individual bowls and garnish with a sprinkling of dried mint and red pepper flakes. Place a dollop of chilled yogurt on top.

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