Cabbage Recipes You Should Make This Winter

Ten different ways to use in-season cabbage this winter
Cabbage Recipes You Should Make This Winter
Simi/Turmeric n Spice

Cabbage Recipes You Should Make This Winter

Cabbage Recipes You Should Make This Winter

Cabbage Recipes You Should Make This Winter
Simi/Turmeric n Spice

Although it’s available year-round, cabbage is at its peak over the winter and makes its way into lots of our favorite winter foods like soups and stews. Cabbage is also super healthful: it’s high in potassium and vitamins C and K, and is a definite immunity booster.

Pork Cheeks and Sauerkraut Bao Buns

Pork Cheeks and Sauerkraut Bao Buns
Anna Voloshyna/Divine Cuisine

Tender slow-roasted pork cheeks tucked into homemade sticky buns with sauerkraut makes for a perfect winter weekend project. The pork cheeks and the sticky buns take a few hours to prepare, but the outcome is worth the effort. Click here to see the recipe.

Asian Salad

Asian Salad
Peter Block/Feed Your Soul Too

You wouldn’t guess this filling salad is completely vegan. Bake uncooked, packaged ramen to make crispy ramen croutons. Click here to see the recipe.

Red Cabbage Pizza

Red Cabbage Pizza
Healing Tomato

This nontraditional spin on classic pizza utilizes whatever vegetables you have in the fridge. Thinly sliced red cabbage adds lots of crunch and color to an easy vegetarian meal. Click here to see the recipe.

Sweet n Spicy Tofu and Pears on a Bed of Cabbage Salad

Sweet n Spicy Tofu and Pears on a Bed of Cabbage Salad
Simi/Turmeric n Spice

Coat often-bland tofu with garam masala, cilantro, and spicy chile powder before searing for a kick of flavor; top the tofu and cabbage salad with a simple homemade pear chutney for everything spicy, sweet, and savory that you’ve been dreaming of. Click here to see the recipe.

Fresh Apple Cabbage Salad

Fresh Apple Cabbage Salad
Diane Williams/Homemade Food Junkie

Packed with apples, figs, cabbage, tart cherries, and pecans, this salad hits sweet-tart notes in every bite. Top with a simple dressing made with Greek yogurt, maple syrup, and balsamic vinegar. Click here to see the recipe.

Savory Cabbage with Onion and Bacon

Savory Cabbage with Onion and Bacon
Dan Zehr/Platter Talk

Cook cabbage with onions, bacon, and beer for an easy side dish that goes perfectly with braised pork. Click here to see the recipe.

Chicken Barbacoa Pizza

Chicken Barbacoa Pizza
Michelle De La Cerda/The Complete Savorist

A BBQ sauce base is topped with BBQ chicken, sliced green cabbage, and cilantro for this distant (delicious) cousin of the traditional slice of pizza. Click here to see the recipe.

Reuben Egg Rolls

Reuben Egg Rolls
Patricia Stagich/Comfy Cuisine

Use leftover corned beef and cabbage to create this fried version of the classic Reuben sandwich. Click here to see the recipe.

Turkish Stuffed Cabbage

Turkish Stuffed Cabbage
Diane Balch/Simple Living and Eating

Simple and slightly exotic, stuff steamed cabbage leaves with a Turkish-spiced beef and rice mixture. Click here to see the recipe.

Mom’s Secret Cole Slaw

Mom’s Secret Cole Slaw
Abbe Odenwalder/This Is How I Cook

No cabbage roundup would be complete without a classic coleslaw recipe. Lighter than standard coleslaw, this version has an apple cider vinegar base and is flavored with celery seeds and dry mustard. Click here to see the recipe.