8 Ways to Transform Humble Cabbage into a Delicious Dinner

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Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired February 16, 2016

Cabbage isn’t always the most exciting of vegetables, but it’s super healthy and can actually bring a lot of flavor and texture to a meal. Read on for eight of our favorite recipes that feature cabbage.

No. 1: Sweet and Sour Cabbage with Meatballs

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Rach cooks her meatballs in a delicious tangy red cabbage that she preps from scratch. What a perfect cozy weeknight dish!

No. 2: Stuffed Cabbage

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For this traditional stuffed cabbage recipe, Rachael makes a delicious seasoned rice, which she stuffs into cabbage leaves and bakes in a tomato sauce bath. Yum!

No. 3: Pork and Veal Schnitzels with Red Cabbage, Apple Sauce & Potato Pancakes

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For this German dish, veal schnitzel is served with a thyme-infused applesauce and red cabbage that also features apples.

No. 4: Nancy Fuller’s Stuffed Cabbage Without the Roll

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For this entree, Nancy Fuller sautees ground pork or beef in a heavy bottomed-pan, then adds onion, carrot, cabbage, broth, tomatoes and more delicious ingredients. She simmers until the cabbage is tender, then adds rice. What a perfect one-pot dinner for a cool night!

No. 5: Bratburgers with Onions

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And if you want the peppery flavor of Bratwurst without having to stuff the meat into sausage casings, you can make Rachael’s Bratburgers in half the time! Rach serves with a homemade red cabbage for authentic German flavor.

No. 6: Spaghetti with Bacon and Cabbage

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It’s hard to imagine who wouldn’t like bacon with their spaghetti, and the cabbage comes along for the ride!

No. 7: Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Red Cabbage Mango Slaw

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These barbeque chicken sandwiches are the perfect meal when you’re craving BBQ flavor but it’s too cold out to grill, and the slaw adds a sneak peek of summer flavor.

No. 8: Jason Roberts’ Fresh Egg Rolls

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Jason Roberts makes an amazing egg roll – which is actually made out of eggs! Those avoiding grains will love his ingenious method of using ultra-thin omelets as the “wrapper” for the egg roll. He fills the wrapper with a flavor-packed mix of cabbage, ginger, cilantro and fried garlic – umm we want these right now!

What’s your favorite way to cook with cabbage? Share and watch Rach make her stuffed cabbage below:

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