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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

1 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #1Place cabbage in front of you, then cut off and discard stalk end. 3 min.
2 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #2Remove any discoloured or wilted leaves and discard.

Stand cabbage on its base, then cut in two vertically.
5 min.
3 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #3Cut each half in two again.

You will notice that there is a white hard stalk inside, not good to eat.
2 min.
4 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #4Cut out and discard these hard stalk sections. 3 min.
5 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #5Then separate each ¼ into individual leaves. 2 min.
6 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #6If there are any hard central veins, cut out and discard.
7 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #7Do 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.
5 min.
8 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #8Make a pile of leaves and chop to make julienne while holding together firmly. 10 min.
9 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #9Do this for all the other leaves.

Your cabbage is ready to use as raw.
10 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #10For cooked cabbage, make boil a big pan of salted water (1 tbsp rough salt by litre of water), and put cabbage in. 3 min.
11 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #11When water boil again, put cabbage in cold water to stop cooking. 5 min.
12 How to prepare cabbage : Photo of step #12Leave 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.
5 min.

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).

How much will it cost?

For 1 cabbage : 1.81 €

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