Cabbage has a reputation as a vegetable served with corn beef but it is much more; try these great cabbage recipes that include stir fries, curries and soups.
This is a very popular dish from Norway which is usually served with boiled potatoes sprinkled with parsley.
This is a very colourful and healthy salad. Spinach, cabbage, capsicum and carrots are tossed with a simple balsamic vinaigrette.
This is a delicious vegetarian stew which is full of flavour and colour. You can make it vegan by omitting the Parmesan cheese at the end if you like.
Cooked cabbage with bacon, onion, celery, green capsicum and vinegar.
This is an easy side dish or salad that combines boiled bow tie pasta with sautéed cabbage. Goes really well with chops and BBQ.
This delicious German side dish goes perfectly with sausages or pork. The vinegar keeps the colour of the cabbage bright.
Colcannon can be made with other greens such as kale but this version uses cabbage and leeks. Delicious!
The protective phytochemicals in cabbage are particularly effective against hormone-related diseases such as breast cancer.
Crunchy water chestnuts are combined with minced pork, soy sauce, fresh ginger and five-spice powder to make a flavoursome, Chinese-style filling for fresh green cabbage leaves. Serve with steamed white rice and a simple salad for a quick and easy family meal.
I use Thai-style sweet chilli sauce to give this stir fry a bit of a kick. You can adjust the chilli flakes to your taste if you want more heat.