Tuesday, February 16, 2021

National Cabbage Day

Cabbage: Nutrition . Selection . Storage


How to Select
Choose green cabbage heads with compact leaves that are heavy for their size.

How to Store
Refrigerate green cabbage for up to 7 days.

Nutrition Benefits
Fat-free; saturated fat-free; very low sodium; cholesterol-free; low calorie; high in vitamin C.


Top 5 Ways To Enjoy Cabbage


1. 
Drizzle and Enjoy. Cut up any type of cabbage, drizzle it with lemon and add a little salt for a mid-day snack.
2. Prime Pasta. If pasta is for dinner, increase your vegetable intake by tossing some thinly slice cabbage into your sauce.

3. Stir Fry. Cabbage has a mild taste and can be added to any stir fry.

4. 
Add Crunch to Your Lunch! Add extra crunch to your salads, soups, wraps, or sandwiches by topping them off with thinly sliced cabbage.

5. S
low-Cooked. Pump up the veggies on your hamburgers by adding slow-cooked cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and
light mayo.


References:
Fruits & Veggies— More Matters, Cabbage































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