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Look below to find more about cabbage including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and cabbage recipes.

Health Benefits to Cabbage:

  • Excellent source of vitamin C, which helps keep our bodies healthy.
  • Excellent source of vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting.
  • Good source of potassium, which helps lower your blood pressure and your kidney health.
  • Contains fiber, which helps regulate digestion and cholesterol levels.

How to Store Cabbage:

  • Store cabbage in a bag for 3 weeks or more in the fridge.
  • If cooked, store cabbage in a closed container in the fridge for up to a week.

How to Remove Core from Cabbage:

  • Cut off stem to make a flat surface.

Cut Step 1

  • Place flat side down and cut in half.

Cut Step 2

  • Cut the halves in half.

Cut Step 3

  • Place flat side on surface and remove core with knife.

Cut Step 4

Tips about Cabbage:

  • Mix red cabbage and green cabbage in dishes for more color.
  • Remove stems from boiled cabbage leaves to make stuffed cabbage rolls.

 


Love cabbage rolls? Don’t have enough time to roll cabbage leaves? Try this Stuffed Cabbage Roll Soup. It is an easy and quick recipe that your whole family will love.

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Stuffed Cabbage Roll Soup

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Leftover soup? Freeze in a sealed container for up to a year.

  • 2 Tbl oil
  • 1 small cabbage (about 7 cups), chopped
  • 1 medium onion (about 2 cups), chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried herbs (basil, oregano, parsley and/or thyme)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lb ground beef (optional)
  • 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 Tbl brown sugar (optional)
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 3 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • Black pepper and hot pepper flakes to taste
  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add oil.
  2. Add the onions and cabbage. Cook for 10-12 minutes or until onions begin to brown.
  3. If using ground beef, add it now. Cook 5-7 minutes or until it begins to brown.
  4. Add the garlic and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes, stock, herbs, salt and brown sugar. Continue cooking for 20-30 minutes or until cabbage is soft and beef is cooked through.
  6. While soup is cooking, cook rice according to package directions.
  7. Right before serving, add rice to soup and enjoy.

Makes 6 servings


This is not your traditional coleslaw recipe. Not only does this coleslaw have apples in addition to cabbage, but also a sweet and tangy mustard vinaigrette.

Apple coleslaw

Apple and Cabbage Coleslaw

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Try adding your coleslaw to your taco, sandwich or hot dog.

  • 1 head cabbage
  • 3-4 medium apples
  • 6-8 large carrots
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 Tbl mustard
  • 1/2 Tbl honey
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 tsp whole celery seed, (optional)
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  1. Cut cabbage in half. Cut each half of the cabbage in half. Remove core from each quarter. Cut cabbage into thin slices or use box grater.
  2. Remove cores from apples and slice into thin pieces.
  3. Peel and shred carrots with a box grater.
  4. Mix vinegar, mustard, honey, oil, celery seed, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  5. Add dressing to cabbage, apples and carrots.

Makes 8 servings