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Cabbage facts and general information about cabbage.


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Cabbage is Available:

Usually depending on where you live they are available to buy year round. It is said that autumn cabbage is the sweetest.

How does Cabbage Grow:

From a seed planted in a garden, see picture above.

What to Look for When Buying Cabbage:

Cabbage should be heavy with crisp leaves not limp. It should have no apparent bruises or cuts.

Cabbage Storage Tips:

Store in plastic bag, in the crisper, in the refrigerator.

How to Cook Cabbage:

Chopped in soups, salads, egg rolls, stir fry, use the leaves for cabbage rolls.

Cabbage Nutrition Facts:

Cabbage is high in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and folate. One serving is 1 Cup raw cabbage which equals about 1/2 cup when it is cooked.

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Cabbage Facts- Recipes: 

Stuffed Egg Rolls

1 package egg roll wrappers
1 pound ground beef, cooked
5 Tablespoons soy sauce
2-3 carrots, shredded
2 green onions
1 medium head cabbage, finely shredded
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup vegetable oil to fry egg rolls
Have adult cut cabbage, onions and shred carrots. Child can add vegetables, beef, soy sauce and garlic in a bowl. Mix together until well blended. Place about a tablespoon of mixture on each egg roll wrapper and roll up. Tuck in sides while you roll. Fry in oil until crispy.

How to make cabbage rolls.


Cabbage Salad

1 Cabbage, cut up
1 pkg. chicken flavor Ramen noodles, crunched up (save the seasoning for the dressing)
slivered almonds
sunflower seeds
3-4 carrots, shredded
Have an adult cut up cabbage. Let kids crunch up noodles with a kitchen mallet. Then toss salad together in bowl. Mix salad dressing together and pour dressing over top. Serve immediately. **If you think your kids would like the salad better without the dressing leave it without.
Dressing:
3 Tablespoon white vinegar
3 Tablespoon white sugar
½ Cup oil
seasoning from Ramen noodles
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


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