Trinxat de la Cerdanya

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 1 winter cabbage,
  • 1kg of potatoes
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Salt.


Preparation: Start by peeling and cutting the potatoes and cabbage into pieces. Cook the potatoes in a large saucepan with water and salt. When they are half cooked, add the cabbage and boil until everything is cooked through. Then drain the potatoes and put them in a deep dish. Using a fork, break everything up (trinxar) to form a uniform puree. Peel and mince the garlic cloves and fry them in a pan with olive oil. Remove them and fry the sliced ​​bacon in the same oil until very crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and pour the olive oil over the cabbage and potato mixture. Return the pan to the heat and cook the cabbage and potato mixture on both sides, as if it were an omelette. Divide the trinxat over four plates, garnish with garlic and crispy bacon and serve immediately. To decorate this Catalan cuisine dish, you can decorate with a few parsley or salad leaves.

How to accompany the Cerdanya trinxat?

Trinxat de la Cerdanya is one of the most representative recipes of Cerdanya. It is a typical meal in winter in the Catalan Pyrenees. To accompany this Catalan recipe that you have prepared with quality products, you can incorporate a good piece of roast meat and vegetables into the menu. To stay on the same theme and product, you can use pork which you can leave to brown in the oven. for vegetables, prioritize seasonal products and ingredients. For wine, choose a wine from the Pyrenees like Somontano which you can buy on this website.

For more recipes or information on Catalan gastronomy, do not hesitate to visit our website and our blog.

If you want to taste this Catalan dish in a restaurant. The best place is in Puigcerda, a small town in the Catalan Pyrenees.

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