Cabbage Stir Fry

Source: Cornell University, Food and Nutrition Education in Communities

Serving size: 1 cup

Servings per recipe: 6

This recipe is quick and easy to make, and is a good source of fiber and Vitamin C. Serve with brown rice.

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  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 medium sweet green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 small head cabbage, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce


Skillet, sharp knife and cutting board, measuring cups and spoons, large stirring spoon


  1. Wash green peppers and cabbage before chopping.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet.
  3. Add onions, peppers, cabbage, and garlic to skillet and cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender.
  4. Add soy sauce and stir until sauce boils.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers.

More About Cabbage

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.