Cabbage Facts

Cabbage Recipes

Cabbage is one of the oldest vegetable and belongs to the family of cruciferous vegetables . Other members of this family include kale, broccoli, collards,brussels sprouts, cauliflower and kohlrabi. All of the members of this vegetable family are considered a SUPERFOOD. Cabbage is a rich source of vitamin C, fiber, iron, calcium, and potassium. The odor that it emits comes from its sulphur content which helps the body to resist bacteria and protects the protoplasm of the cells. A very inexpensive, delicious way to add vital photonutrients to your diet. Cabbage is simple to cook and use. You can steam, boil, make coleslaw, use in soups, salads and pasta dishes.

Storage and Handling

Fresh Cabbage will keep for about two or three weeks in the refrigerator. Store it in a plastic bag with a few holes so that air can get to it. A paper bag will store it well under refrigeration too. The leafy cabbages are a little more perishable and will keep for about two weeks in the fridge.