Cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables in existence and continues to be a dietary staple throughout the world. The bright color in red cabbage may stain foods, clothes, and utensils. You can prepare red cabbage with vinegar, wine, or an acidic fruit to maintain its color-otherwise it with become bluish-gray!
How to Select
Buy whole in a head or shredded. Choose cabbage heads with tight leaves that are heavy for their size.
How to Store
Keep fresh cabbage in the refrigerator up to 7 days.
How to Prepare
Remove thick outer leaves. Rinse in cold water. Shred raw cabbage for use in salads, such as coleslaw. Cook cabbage and add it to soups and stews. Cabbage can also be pickled to make sauerkraut.
Recipes with this vegetable
Cabbage Stir Fry
This recipe is quick and easy to make, and is a good source of fiber and Vitamin C. Serve with brown rice.
Chicken Cabbage Stir-Fry
Make your meal more creative with a quick and warm dish of chicken cabbage stir-fry
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Red Cabbage
You and your family will love this colorful and delicious side dish!