A way to add extra crunch and color
How to select
Look for solid, heavy heads of cabbage with leaves free of discoloration.
How to store
Place the whole head of cabbage in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Keep cabbage chilled even after cutting. Once it has been cut, try to use the remainder within two days. Cabbage can be stored up to seven days.
Ways to use
- Add extra crunch to your salads, soups, wraps, or sandwiches by topping them off with thinly sliced cabbage.
- Pump up the veggies on your hamburgers by adding slow-cooked cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and light mayo.
- Cabbage has a mild taste and can be added to any stir fry.
- Cut up any type of cabbage, drizzle it with lemon and add a little salt for a mid-day snack.
- If pasta is for dinner, increase your vegetable intake by tossing some thinly slice cabbage into your sauce.
Did you know...
- There are at least a hundred different types of cabbage grown throughout the world, but the most common types in the United States are the Green, Red, and Savoy varieties.
- Different varieties of cabbages have varying nutritional strength: purple cabbage has more vitamin C, while the savoy has more vitamin A, calcium, iron and potassium.