23 Easy Cabbage Recipes
Beyond cabbage soup
We love cabbage! Here's why you should too: It’s rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, and other essential vitamins.
And at only 22 calories per cup, you can pretty much eat all you want! (Hey, there's a reason there's a
Cabbage Soup Diet.)
Here are nearly two dozen cabbage recipes—including soup—so you never have to worry about how to cook this cruciferous vegetable again.
Confetti Slaw with Poppy Seed Dressing
This side dish is the perfect addition to any warm weather barbecues, and is easy to whip up in a hurry. Watch this video for the instructions on how to make cabbage slaw with poppy seed dressing.
This hearty dish combines two Irish favorites—potatoes and cabbage.
But don't wait until St. Patrick's Day to serve it up. This warm dish gets it's lovely green hue from Savoy cabbage and scallions, and tastes as great as it looks.
Try this recipe:Potato-Cabbage Soup
Roast Chicken Soft Tacos
Two tacos for less than 350 calories? Count us in! These spicy and fresh tacos are bursting with flavor.
Try this recipe:Roast Chicken Soft Tacos
Buffalo Burger With Red Cabbage Slaw
These burgers pack in the flavor with pickled okra, Russian dressing, Dijon mustard, and a sweet red cabbage slaw.
Top off the burger with melted Gruyère cheese, and get ready to seriously impress your guests.
Try this recipe:Buffalo Burger With Red Cabbage Slaw
Baja Fish Tacos
This protein rich, low-calorie dish gets its flavor from mahi mahi, lime juice, cilantro, and green cabbage.
It's also low in saturated fat, and you can throw it together in 12 minutes—just 5 minutes to prep, 7 minutes to cook.
Try this recipe:Baja Fish Tacos
Chinese Chicken-Cabbage Salad with Peanut Sauce
Fish Tacos with Cabbage-Carrot Slaw and Spicy Crema
A taco this delicious is hard not to love. It gets its spicy flavor from chipotle chiles and a crunch from red cabbage. With less than 400 calories per serving, these tacos are sure to be a crowd favorite.
Try this recipe:Fish Tacos with Cabbage-Carrot Slaw and Spicy Crema
Red Cabbage and Apple Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette
Two kinds of cabbage—red and napa—flavor this healthy salad. Raisins, fresh ginger, and unsalted sunflower seeds add to this can’t-miss-meal.
Try this recipe:Red Cabbage and Apple Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette
With only 55 calories and less than two grams of fat per serving, feel free to eat extra helpings of this delicious red cabbage slaw.
A perfect dish for entertaining, it adds a bright spot of color and flavor to any meal.
Try this recipe:Apple Slaw
Thai Cabbage Slaw
This Thai-inspired slaw is perfect on its own, or as the filling for fajitas.
Add chicken, steak, or make it vegetarian.
Try this recipe:Thai Cabbage Slaw
Pork Tenderloin with Cabbage and Apple Slaw
Prepare a delicious pork and cabbage slaw dinner in less than a half hour.
Added bonus? Almost all the ingredients are probably already in your pantry.
Try this recipe:Pork Tenderloin with Cabbage and Apple Slaw
Barbecued Duck on Sweet-and-Sour Red Cabbage
This show-stopping dish is perfect to serve to guests.
It tastes great, looks impressive, and takes less than an hour to prepare from start to finish.
Try this recipe:Barbecued Duck on Sweet-and-Sour Red Cabbage
If you love Waldorf salad and coleslaw, we’ve got the perfect mix. (And this version is healthier than traditional recipes!)
Low in fat thanks to the fat-free yogurt, you get a satisfying crunch from the cabbage and diced Granny Smith apples.
Try this recipe:Waldorf Coleslaw
Miso-Marinated Tofu and Eggplant Over Soba Noodles
Only 200 calories, this dish is an authentic Asian-vegetarian meal that gets its great taste from lime, miso, peanut oil, and napa cabbage.
Low in cholesterol and saturated fat and rich in healthy ingredients, this recipe is a win-win.
Try this recipe:Miso-Marinated Tofu and Eggplant Over Soba Noodles
Five ingredients are all it takes to wow dinner guests with this delicious, vegan meal.
Try this recipe:Shang Kimchi
In this recipe, large green or red cabbage leaves act as bowls for a delicious combination of tofu, lime juice, red onion, and fresh herbs.
A tasty dish that looks good too. Delish!
Try this recipe:Tofu Larb
Mexican Not-Fried Rice
Prepare yourself to enjoy the most delicious rice recipe this side of the border!
Cabbage, diced avocado, pico de gallo, scallions, and jalapeños make it a tasty and memorable meal.
Try this recipe:Mexican Not-Fried Rice
Despite the name, you don't have to wait until summer to enjoy this recipe.
This colorful coleslaw is topped with snow peas, radishes, and toasted hazelnuts, ingredients you can find—and savor—almost any time of the year.
Try this recipe:Summer Coleslaw
Mint and basil make this Asian-style slaw a standout side dish.
Add a protein source like chicken, shrimp, or tofu to make it a perfect main course.
Try this recipe:Asian-Style Slaw
Horseradish gives this slaw a spicy boost that’s balanced out by honey and cider vinegar.
With only 10 minutes of prep time, it couldn't be easier to make.
Try this recipe:Spicy-Sweet Slaw
This light and healthy slaw is crisp, crunchy, and sweet, thanks to golden raisins, apples, and pineapple.
Try this recipe:Cabbage-Pineapple Slaw
Sweet Cabbage Salad
No cooking is needed for this sweet and tangy salad that offers a large serving with little calories. Need we say more?
Try this recipe:Sweet Cabbage Salad
Warm Cabbage Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese
Bacon and blue cheese add standout flavors to this warm and delicious salad. A reduction of apple cider creates a delicious dressing you’ll want to use time and again.
Try this recipe:Warm Cabbage Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese