Cabbage is a must in almost every kitchen. This leafy vegetable is so easy to cook and it gives so much space for cooking experiments! Fry it, boil it, cook, or do whatever you can imagine – cabbage will always remain tasty, no matter whether eaten on its own or as a part of a dish.
That is why we thought it would be nice to introduce you to this healthy foodstuff to get to know it closer.
So what makes cabbage our favorite except for the easiness of keeping and using?
- It’s super nutritious!
It’s packed with various vitamins including K, C, and B6, as well as fiber, protein, calcium, and many others
- It contains antioxidants that protect us from inflammation and the diseases it causes
- It is rich in vitamin C
- Cabbage is a great help for improving digestion
- This veggie is our heart best friend
- Consuming cabbage will lower the blood pressure
- It brings the cholesterol down
Besides, this gift of mother nature is very simple to keep and even freeze!
Well, and now let’s get to know the variety of this vegetable closer since there are so many sorts of cabbage exist! Who knows, maybe you’d decide to grow some on the backyard!
This cabbage is quite frost-resistant, perfect for growing in a cold climate.
This noble-named veggie traces its heritage back to 1892! It is heat-resistant which is good for growing it in warm areas.
According to the name, this cabbage matures one of the earliest – in just 60 days!
This purple “Majesty” is one of the hardiest winter cabbages being surprisingly sweet, delicate, and tender for cooking purposes.
Perfect for salads, slaws, and simply eating raw due to the sweet pleasant taste.
Late flat Dutch
This one is a depiction of a famous saying “the bigger the better” with its wide-open leaves. It takes much space and time to mature, yes, but looks impressive!
This leaf cabbage is also known as Chinese leafy cabbage. Its heads are small and elongated with juicy green leaves that are white at the base. It can be used in soups, stews, as a side dish or marinated appetizer.
It’s known for holding ability and density, as well as high illness resistance.
We know it all! With funny “curly” leaves, this cabbage tastes quite dry but fits perfectly with any salad dressing sauce.
This hybrid cabbage stays fresh and well-shaped even far after it was harvested.