This may look like lettuce but it is from the family of Brassica genus, like the broccoli, kale, and cauliflower. Cabbage comes in different colors – purple, white, and green. The lives can be smooth or crinkled.
This vegetable can be found all around the world and has been sold in markets for thousands of years. It can also be used in different dishes like kimchi, coleslaw, and even sauerkraut. Now if you want to learn a new cabbage recipe that you can serve to your family, you have come to the right place.
Everyday Food with Sarah Carey shared a simple yet delectable cabbage recipe that is definitely a must-try. It’s not only healthy and delicious, but it also looks so gorgeous in your plate. A slice of cabbage can be turned to look like flowers.
All you need is to learn how to roast it as this recipe says. If you know how to do it right, there is no doubt that you would want to add it to your menu soon.
The Martha Stewart site shared the entire recipe of this dish. To give you an idea, here’s what you need and how to cook the Roasted Cabbage Wedges.
Roasted Cabbage Wedges
Here’s what you need:
1 tablespoon plus 2 more tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium head green cabbage, cut into 1-inch-thick rounds
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 teaspoon caraway or fennel seeds
Preheat oven to 400-degrees.
Brush baking sheet with olive oil.
Cut the medium head green cabbage into 1-inch thick rounds.
Line in single layers on the sheet and brush each with oil.
Season with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle caraway or fennel seeds.
Roast cabbage until tender for 40 to 45 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
Eating cabbage has plenty of health benefits. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals that your body needs. A cup of raw green cabbage will give you the following:
Calcium: 4% of the RDI
Fiber: 2 grams
Folate: 10% of the RDI
Magnesium: 3% of the RDI
Manganese: 7% of the RDI
Potassium: 4% of the RDI
Protein: 1 gram
Vitamin B6: 6% of the RDI
Vitamin C: 54% of the RDI
Vitamin K: 85% of the RDI
Other than that, cabbage also contains small amounts of vitamin A, iron, and riboflavin. Also, cabbage is also rich in fiber. You can also get powerful antioxidants from this vegetable which the body needs to be protected from free radicals.
Cabbage is also high in Vitamin C that plays huge roles in the body. Vitamin C is needed to produce collagen that gives structure and flexibility to our skin. Collagen is also important in how the bones, muscles, and blood vessels function. Aside from that, Vitamin C also helps your body absorb non-heme iron which is the type of iron that can be found in plant foods.