Looking for what to do with cabbage? This cruciferous vegetable is not only versatile, but it’s also good for you, too. One of the best vegetables you can eat, red cabbage is high in fiber and Vitamin C. It also contains phytonutrients that may help combat inflammation. Cabbage plays a major and supporting role in many major cuisines. There are so many tasty ways to eat it. Let’s get cooking!
Cabbage Salad With Apples And Walnuts
This cabbage recipe features Savoy cabbage, a mild cabbage with frizzled leaves. When thinly sliced, the leaves look like beautiful confetti. They’re perfect in this salad with apples and walnuts, Pecorino Romano cheese, and a tangy sweet-tart dressing. Make sure to find Savoy cabbage for this one: it’s a treat! Step it up: use Glazed Walnuts or Glazed Pecans.
Grilled Cabbage Wedges
Turns out grilled cabbage is absolutely worth trying next time you fire up the grill! It comes out tender and charred, the flavor is much sweeter than its raw self. Drizzle it in a tangy balsamic sauce and it’s a tasty side dish for a grilled meal!
Red Cabbage Slaw
With standard coleslaw, you have to buy two cabbage varieties: both red and green. Often times, the remaining cabbage halves hang out in our fridge with nothing to do. With this red cabbage slaw, the only veggies you need are red cabbage and an onion! The coleslaw dressing has the perfect combination of savory, tangy, sweet, and creamy and takes the crunchy cabbage strands to new heights.
Peanut Noodles With Napa Cabbage
Here’s a Napa cabbage recipe that makes cabbage into a main dish! This one has become a fan favorite because it’s an easy dinner recipe that takes under 30 minutes to make. This delicious plant-based dinner features peanuts, Napa cabbage, and red pepper, cilantro, and lime. It uses our favorite trick for “cooking” the vegetables: simply drain the hot pasta water over them when the pasta is done!
Thai Sweet Potatoes With Quick Slaw
It’s made into a quick slaw to top sweet potatoes! First, cook the sweet potatoes in the Instant Pot or bake them in the oven. Then top them with a zingy quick slaw made with red cabbage, bell peppers, lime, and cilantro. Add a creamy peanut butter sauce and top with crushed peanuts. This one gets high marks from readers as a tasty dinner ever!
It is nutritious and can be incredibly delicious. This cruciferous vegetable has anti-carcinogenic properties which seem to be especially effective against colorectal cancer. And it also happens to be low in pesticides, so there’s no need to buy organic. Now all you need to know is how to make it into a meal!