Grilled Cabbage Wedges With Spicy Lime Dressing

Transform boring cabbage into a sublime grilling party side dish
Grilled Cabbage

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Charred cabbage coated in a spicy, citrus dressing is going to be your favorite vegetarian dish this summer.

This recipe is courtesy of The Kitchn.

8
Servings
62
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup lime juice
  • 1/4 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 Cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1 head green cabbage
  • Canola oil
  • Lime wedges, to serve

Directions

Heat the grill.

Blend the lime juice, olive oil, garlic, cilantro, salt, cayenne, and sugar in a small food processor until the sauce is pale, and the garlic is pulverized. Set aside.

Remove the loosest, toughest outer leaves from the cabbage, and cut into 9 evenly sized wedges. Do not remove the stalk or inner core. Lightly brush the wedges with grapeseed or canola oil.

Place the edges on the grill and cover. Cook for 5-7 minutes, until the edges of each layer are blackened and the cabbage is beginning to soften. Flip each wedge over, cover again, and cook for an additional 5-7 minutes on the other side. Remove the cabbage when it is beginning to wilt, but is still firm in the middle. Don’t be afraid of blackened edges.

Take the cabbage off the grill and arrange the wedges on a plate. Pour the dressing over the top and serve immediately, with wedges of lime to garnish.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Vitamin A, RAE
29µg
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
21µg
23%
Calcium, Ca
6mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
5mg
1%
Sodium, Na
4mg
0%
Water
11g
0%

Grill Shopping Tip

Think twice before buying a thicker piece of meat; a 2-inch thick steak takes four times (not twice) as long as 1-inch thick steak to cook.

Grill Cooking Tip

If you're cooking something that's been marinated, make sure to pat the item dry before it hits the grill. Any sugar in the marinade will burn.