Cabbage facts and general information about cabbage.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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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 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
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
How to make
1 Cabbage, cut up
1 pkg. chicken flavor Ramen
crunched up (save the seasoning for the dressing)
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.
3 Tablespoon white vinegar
3 Tablespoon white sugar
½ Cup oil
seasoning from Ramen
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
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