I got this idea after eating a lovely New Year’s day meal cooked by my friend Caroline Lomax. I had always heard that you are supposed to eat black eyed peas for luck but didn’t know you were also supposed to eat cabbage for health and pork for wealth. Even if it’s a little late for New Year’s this meal is still delicious and healthy. And maybe a little inspirational? If you haven’t really gotten started on those New Resolutions, there’s still time!
Ok, now we are going to crush these. If you ever watch cooking shows, you’ve seen the chefs pop those knives down on the garlic and smash it. I was a little more timid because I really didn’t want to lose a thumb. So, place the knife over the garlic cloves and press down hard.
1 cup Greek yogurt
2-3 fresh cloves of garlic
4 slices of cabbage
Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper
Cabbage time! Key here is to keep the head intact while still properly washing all the dirt off. So, if you see any dirt remaining after washing, cut that part off and throw away. Cut of the butt of the cabbage.
I broiled these in a convection oven for about 8 minutes. If you don’t have a convection oven, broil until the edges are a little crispy. Since these cook quickly, wait until you are ready to start grilling to pop these in the oven.
Also, take your yogurt out of the fridge at this time and let it come to room temperature.