Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Cabbage is good for you!
Nutritional benefits of Cabbage
One cup of shredded green or red cabbage is an excellent source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K and vitamin A.
How to select a good cabbage:
Look for firm cabbage heads that feel heavy for their size. The leaves should be a green or red -purple color.
Avoid cabbage heads that have lots of loose outer leaves and heads with wilted, brown , or yellow leaves.
Store whole or cut cabbage in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to one week.
Make "rainbow" coleslaw by using a mix of green and red cabbage.
Add shredded red cabbage to chicken salad for a colorful dish.