Torta de Repollo (Colombian-Style Cabbage Cake)
- ½ cup melted butter
- 3 scallions finely chopped
- 1 large cabbage cored and thinly sliced
- ½ pound white cheese shredded (mozarella or queso blanco)
- 5 beaten eggs
- 1 cup of milk
- ½ cup of bread crumbs
- ¼ cup fresh parsley
- Salt and pepper
- In a large sautué pan over medium heat melt the butter. When the butter is hot, add the scallions and sautué, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 5 minutes.
- Add the cabbage and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, transfer to a bowl.
- Add the cheese, eggs, milk, bread crumbs, parsley and season with salt and pepper.
- Transfer to a baking dish and bake for 30 minutes or until is set at 350 F.
- Serve warm with tomato sauce on the side.
This Torta de Repollo or Cabbage Cake is a traditional Colombian recipe that is usually served with tomato sauce. You can serve it as a main dish for a light lunch, or as a dinner side to meat, poultry and seafood dishes as well.
Cooked cabbage is one of those foods that I hated when I was a kid. I guess it was the texture, because I didn't have a problem eating uncooked cabbage. My grandmother used to make many different Colombian dishes with cabbage, and I couldn't even look at them. Now I regret having missed out on all those cooked cabbage dishes that I refused to even try!
Que rico! nunca habia escuchado de esta torta pero la voy tratar de hacer. se parece al okonomiyaki Japones que tengo en mi blog. 🙂
Que bueno que estas de vuelta. Espero que todo este bien. Esto se ve delicioso y lo preparare pronto.
I might just make this tonight! I was going to make cabbage and leek fritters, but this looks fantastic!
I love the look of this cabbage cake...the cabbage are well hidden so I bet my boys would be none the wiser:D They do not like cabbage much either.
now this is so cool great recipe love cabbage
Glad you are well and back with a recipe. My children hate cabbage as well so I don't cook it often but this one looks fabulous.
Interesting...I would have never thought to make a cabbage omelet but there is no reason it shouldn't taste good, for sure!
Looks wonderful, Erica. I do love cabbage and often just cook it and then brown it in a pan. Love the idea of adding cheese and some scallions to make a little frittata!
I have some savoy cabbage in a baggie and I am making this instead of a totilla Espanola...
A Canadian Foodie
My husband's culture (Easter European) uses a ton of cabbage in everything. Didn't know Colombians do, too! You have made a beautiful little cake there, and I cannot wait to try it!!!
Are you back yet?
I will be making this soon. I cannot wait to devour it. I can tell both me and my boyfriend will love it!
I LOVE this recipe! I have tried for home, for guests, for church, everyone has loved it. I didn't know about this cake, now we buy a cabbage on every grocery shopping just to make it again and again. The only change I have made is using leeks instead of scallions, just because the first time I tried it I didn't have any. The leeks gives it an amazing flavor, delicious with butter. Thank you!