As promised, simple, whole recipes. Roasted cabbage is one of my favorite snacks. I eat it alone, or mix in some grains and other roasted veggies for a hearty dinner. Aside from being easy to make and delicious, I would definitely consider cabbage to be a super food. It may not look like much, but don’t let that deceive you. I’ll share some star benefits after the recipe.
And one of the best things about cabbage? It is dirt cheap (like, 60 cents a lb cheap).
You will need:
- 1 small head cabbage
- Olive oil spray (or tossed with 2 tbs olive oil)
- Pink himalayan salt
- Preheat oven to 425 F
- Slice around the core of the cabbage (you’ll end up with 4 chunks)
- Slice each chunk as thin or thick as you want – I alternate between both
- On a foil-lined, spray with olive oil spray, add cabbage, spray again. If you do not have spray, toss cabbage in a large bowl with 2 tbs olive oil.
- Sprinkle cabbage with pepper and salt
- Roast cabbage for 30-40 minutes, depending on how crispy you would prefer it to be.
Another easy snack that is good for your insides… like, really good. Some of my favorite benefits of cabbage:
- As a cruciferous vegetable, it contains a cancer-fighting compound found called sulforaphane. Research says it can help lower the risk of cancer.
- Cabbage is a fermented food, which means it is full of probiotics and extremely good for your gut health, digestion, and immune system.
- The water content in cabbage helps you to maintain your digestive tract and can help regulate.
- Great source of vitamin C – just a half a cup can provide at least 47% of your vitamin C needs per day!
- Excellent source of minerals – calcium, magnesium, and potassium.
Anyone else a big fan of this underrated veggie? xx bianca