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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

For 1 cabbage, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
35 min.5 min.3 min.43 min.
Preservation: A few days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
3 min.
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #1 Place cabbage in front of you, then cut off and discard stalk end.
Stage 2
5 min.
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #2 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 : Photo of step #3 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 : Photo of step #4 Cut out and discard these hard stalk sections.
Stage 5
2 min.
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #5 Then separate each ¼ into individual leaves.
Stage 6
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #6 If there are any hard central veins, cut out and discard.
Stage 7
5 min.
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #7 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 1 tablespoon white (spirit) vinegar added.
Stage 8
10 min.
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #8 Make a pile of leaves and chop to make julienne while holding together firmly.
Stage 9
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #9 Do this for all the other leaves.

Your cabbage is ready to use as raw.
Stage 10
3 min.
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #10 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 : Photo of step #11 When water boil again, put cabbage in cold water to stop cooking.
Stage 12
5 min.
How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #12 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
28030 gr40 gr0 gr
14 %12 %4 %0 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
283 gr4 gr0 gr
1 %1 %<1 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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For 1 cabbage : 1.81 €

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