How to prepare cabbage

How to prepare cabbage
Cabbage can be used cooked or raw, whole leaves or in julienne. Here is how to prepare a cabbage julienne.
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Last modified on: December 31th 2013

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For 2 cabbages, you will need:
  • 1 green cabbage 2 greens cabbage
  • 2 white (spirit) vinegar 2 tablespoons white (spirit) vinegar
  • Total weight: 2,030 grams

Change these quantities to make: 1 cabbage 2 cabbages 3 cabbages
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35 min.5 min.3 min.43 min.
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Stage 1 - 3 min.
How to prepare cabbage
Place cabbage in front of you, then cut off and discard stalk end.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
How to prepare cabbage
Remove any discoloured or wilted leaves and discard.

Stand cabbage on its base, then cut in two vertically.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
How to prepare cabbage
Cut each half in two again.

You will notice that there is a white hard stalk inside, not good to eat.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
How to prepare cabbage
Cut out and discard these hard stalk sections.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
How to prepare cabbage
Then separate each ¼ into individual leaves.

Stage 6
How to prepare cabbage
If there are any hard central veins, cut out and discard.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
How to prepare cabbage
Do this until reaching cabbage heart that you can leave as it is, keeping only the very best of the cabbage.

Wash and drain leaves in cold water with 2 tablespoons white (spirit) vinegar added.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
How to prepare cabbage
Make a pile of leaves and chop to make julienne while holding together firmly.

Stage 9
How to prepare cabbage
Do this for all the other leaves.

Your cabbage is ready to use as raw.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
How to prepare cabbage
For cooked cabbage, make boil a big pan of salted water (1 tbsp rough salt by litre of water), and put cabbage in.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
How to prepare cabbage
When water boil again, put cabbage in cold water to stop cooking.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
How to prepare cabbage
Leave cabbage to cool, then drain carefully and leave on a linen tea-towel or absorbent paper.

Note: The best way to drain cooked cabbage is in a salad spinner.
A few days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
561 Kcal or 2,349 Kj60 gr80 gr0 gr
28 %23 %8 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
28 Kcal or 117 Kj3 gr4 gr0 gr
1 %1 %<1 %0 %
Per cabbage
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
280 Kcal or 1,172 Kj30 gr40 gr0 gr
14 %12 %4 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 cabbages : 3.45 €
  • Per cabbage : 1.73 €

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