Cabbage may not be trendy or exciting, but it’s a great source of vitamins (K, C, B6), manganese, fiber, potassium, folate, and even protein. No wonder Irish people relied on it during the Great Famine—in addition to potatoes—as a nutrient-rich staple to survive. While we might be far from desperate for food in the U.S., it’s still helpful to have some good recipes up your sleeve for basic, unglamorous-but-good-for-you ingredients like cabbage.
When I think of cabbage, I think of boring, flavorless dishes, but the 11 you’ll find below prove me wrong. From flavor-packed slaws and casseroles to chicken, beef, and kielbasa entrées, these healthy recipes will make you want to add cabbage to your grocery list.