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Cabbage

Cabbage is a green, leafy vegetable and member of the Brassica family. It can be cooked in many different ways, and depending on the preparation, its texture can range from crispy and caramelized to meltingly tender. Here you will find all of my favorite ways to prepare cabbage including cabbage soup, roasted cabbage, and cabbage salad

A bowl of one-pot, vegan, ginger-scallion ramen noodles.

Vegan One-Pot Ginger-Scallion Ramen Noodles

A large bowl of chopped Thai salad satay ready to be served.

Chopped Thai Satay Salad with Peanut-Ginger Dressing

quick and easy Sichuan noodles with cabbage

Lightning Fast Sichuan Noodles with Chilies and Scallions

16 favorite vegetable side dishes

16 Favorite Vegetable Side Dishes for Fall

a plate of roasted cabbage wedges with walnuts, parmesan, bread crumbs and balsamic.

Crispy Oven-Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Friends, roasting polenta in the oven is a game changer — it frees up your cooktop and, more important, YOU. While the polenta bubbles away in the oven, you can sauté greens or poach eggs or steam broccoli or take a bath give the kids a bath, etc. No need to worry if the polenta is sticking to the pot, running out of liquid—in the oven it cooks slowly and evenly. It's the easiest thing in the world, and this time of year, I could eat it with everything // alexandracooks.com

Oven-Baked Polenta (A Miracle) with Poached Eggs

A jar of candied pumpkin seeds.

Sweet and Salty, Addictive Candied Pepitas

Two plates of a fall salad with cabbage, fennel, greens, and candied pepitas.

Fall Salad with Cabbage, Fennel, Manchego & Candied Pepitas

An overhead shot of a bowl of vegetarian cabbage soup in a bowl.

Favorite Cabbage Soup, Updated

A bowl of chicken and cabbage salad with Thai dressing.

Thai-Inspired Chicken and Cabbage Salad

A bowl of Cabbage Slaw with Miso-Carrot Dressing

Cabbage Slaw with Miso-Carrot Dressing

In this cabbage pad thai, sugar and lime juice in the stir-fry sauce stand in for tamarind, whose fruity, tart flavor lends that sweet-and-sourness characteristic of traditional pad Thai. This dish comes together quickly, and while the vegetables and seasonings may be unorthodox, the combination is tasty and satisfying. // alexandracooks.com

Cabbage Pad Thai-ish

A platter of sheet pan chicken and cabbage.

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken & Cabbage

A large bowl of chicken and cabbage salad.

Chicken and Cabbage Salad with Sesame Seeds, Scallions and Almonds

A plate of okonomiyaki with soy dipping sauce.

Okonomiyaki: Cabbage Pancakes

Cabbage arrives as early as those tender greens and continues through the fall and early winter. Make this cabbage slaw spicy with a few dashes of Tabasco, add herbs, add other vegetables, or just keep it simple. // alexandracooks.com

Simplest Cabbage Slaw + 10 Other Useful CSA Recipes

This freekeh salad is my favorite kind of recipe, one whose assembly is fluid — as the vegetables roast in the oven, the freekeh cooks stovetop, and you make the dressing — and whose payoff is big: minimal mess and a meal that's at once light and comforting. // alexandracooks.com

Freekeh Salad with Roasted Kale & Cabbage

These pickled turnips and beets are just the recipe you'll need for the few turnips languishing in your vegetable bin along with those beautiful, candy-striped beets. Note: All color (including pretty stripes) is leached from the beets after a few hours in the brine. // alexandracooks.com

CSA Week 5/6: Fried Greens Meatlessballs, Pickled Turnips, Four-Minute Egg Gribiche

This is my favorite recipe for buttermilk dressing, which I love for slaw — so much lighter than mayonnaise-based dressings, and delicious, too: vinegar, Worcestershire, and hot sauce give it a nice kick/bite. To put it all together, I used cabbage, basil, cilantro, scallions, and two turnips as well as a couple of carrots. // alexandracooks.com

CSA Week 4: Buttermilk Dressing for Slaw | Reviving Greens | Zucchini Pickles

A slice of butternut squash lasagna on a plate.

Butternut Squash Lasagna | Thanksgiving in VT

This dressing, a combination of tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic, is the perfect accompaniment to roasted vegetables: from cauliflower to broccoli, carrots to parsnips, onions to cabbage. // alexandracooks.com

Roasted Vegetables with Tahini, Lemon & Za’atar

Loaded with vegetables — carrots, potatoes, onions and cabbage — a little bacon and a touch of cream, this cabbage soup is definitely hearty, best served on a cold winter day with crusty bread and nothing more. For me, it's the dill and caraway seeds that make it unlike any other I have tasted, the caraway seeds in particular imparting a lovely yet subtle flavor. // alexandracooks.com

Paul Steindler’s Cabbage Soup and A Peasant Bread Follow-Up

A sheet pan of broiled lamb meatballs.

Keftedes (lamb meatballs) & Roasted Cabbage

Stir-Fried Veggies and Tofu