Five Recipes for Shredded Cabbage
These five recipes for shredded cabbage answers the question, how do I prepare this table ready bag of shredded cabbage? Here are five deliciously different ways to cook this healthy cabbage. You can serve healthy, inexpensive shredded cabbage often and your family will be surprised at how good it is every time. Trust me, every recipe has been tried and tested by yours truly.
Here are five delicious ways to use shredded cabbage, all a delightful addition to your dinner table. Try them all and see if I am steering you wrong.
1. Cabbage and Bacon:
Chop three slices fully cooked bacon, and thinly slice one small onion: Place in large non stick skillet, and cook over medium heat until onion softens, about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in 8 cups shredded cabbage, 1 cup shredded carrots, 3 tlb. vinegar, and 1/2 tsp. salt, cook about 4 minutes, until tender crisp. Makes 6 side-dish servings.
2. Waldorf Slaw:
In a large salad bowl, toss 8 cups shredded cabbage, and 1 cored and chopped apple, 2 stalks chopped celery, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 2/3 cup poppy seed salad dressing, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Makes 8 side-dish servings.
3. Moo Shu Chicken:
In large non stick skillet, cook 8 cups shredded cabbage, 1/3 cup stir fry sauce, 4 sliced green onions over medium heat about 4 minutes until tender crisp, stirring often. Stir in 2 cups shredded cooked chicken, heat through, to serve heat 4 flour tortillas, and fill with Moo Shu Chicken mixture. Makes 4 main-dish servings.
4. Caribbean Pineapple Salad:
Drain 1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks. Place in large bowl. Add 8 cups shredded cabbage, 2 tlb. packed brown sugar, 2 tlb. olive oil, 2 tlb. fresh lime peel, 5 tlb. fresh lime juice, and 1/2 tsp.salt. Toss until well mixed. Makes 6 side-dish servings.
5. Smoky Tomato Soup:
In large micro-wave safe bowl, combine 4 cups shredded cabbage, 3/4 cup chopped onion, and 1 tlb.olive oil. Cover and microwave on high about 4 minutes or until vegetables soften, stirring halfway through cooking. In blender, with center part of cover removed to let steam escape, puree cabbage mixture, 1 can (28 ounce) fire roasted diced tomatoes, 1 cup water, and 2 tsp. red wine vinegar. Serve at room temperature or heat in microwave on high 3 minutes to serve hot. Makes 6 first course servings.
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