Purple Cabbage.. also know as red cabbage is an amazing vegetable. Not only does 1 cup of this goodness contain 85% of your Vitamin C, it also contains a good amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin K , Beta Carotene, Calcium, Potassium and Manganese! Yum!
Purple Cabbage can be eaten raw, steamed, baked or added to stir fry’s! It shreds easily if you use a mandolin and goes well with any veggie dish, salad or soup! It has one of the highest antioxidants scores among vegetables and not only keeps you full, but it also aids in weight loss and maintenance. It is composed of 85% carbs, 4% fat and 11% protein! Wow, what a great food!
Oh, did I mention that it is also easy to grow? Yep, it is pretty much the perfect vegetable!
We eat a lot of purple cabbage around here, what about you? How do you like to prepare it? We love it in salads and stir fry’s!
*Always buy organic if you can!