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Cabbage Recipes That Prove This Vegetable Is More Than Just A Condiment For Corned Beef

Cabbage, we'd like to hand you the microphone for a moment or two.
03/12/2013 09:10am ET | Updated February 3, 2015

We really love an underdog -- and when it comes to cruciferous vegetables, cabbage definitely fits the bill. Cabbage's cousins, Brussels sprouts and kale, have been painting the town red this winter on fancy menus, in roasting pans, flash fryers and the hearts of the public. Cabbage, quietly waiting until its St. Patrick's Day parade alongside the corned beef and potatoes, is around all winter too, but rarely begs for attention. Cabbage, we'd like to hand you the microphone for a moment or two.

We know that lots of people don't agree, but we actually love cabbage. Sure, it can smell a little funky, and is often found boiled to mush alongside other components of a meal, but it doesn't have to be this way! Cabbage's delicate sweetness, sturdy leaves and affinity for butter make it one of our favorite things to keep in the crisper. You have cabbage to thank for sauerkraut, cole slaw and grandma's stuffed cabbage -- and just in case those three things weren't enough to change your mind, we found a lot more.

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Mission Chinese Food’s Cabbage Salad
Food52
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2
Kimchi Sauerkraut
Adventures In Cooking
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3
Cuban Fish Tacos With Citrus Mango Slaw And Chipotle Lime Crema
Half Baked Harvest
4
Madhur Jaffrey's Stir-Fried Cabbage With Fennel Seeds
James Ransom/Food52
5
Cabbage And Carrot Salad With Peanut Sauce
Two Peas And Their Pod
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6
Cabbage-And-Mushroom Toasts
John Kernick
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7
Kale And Cabbage Coleslaw With Marcona Almonds
Foodie Crush
8
Cabbage And White Bean Soup
Food52
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Suspiciously Delicious Cabbage
Sarah Shatz/Food52
10
Wine Braised Cabbage
Food52
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Asian Inspired Coleslaw
Naturally Ella
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12
White Beans And Cabbage
Steamy Kitchen
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13
Linguine With Red Cabbage
John Kernick
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14
Helen Getz's Napa Cabbage With Hot Bacon Dressing
Sarah Shatz/Food52
15
Spicy Meatball Sliders With Quick Pickled Cabbage
bell'allimento
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Hungarian Cabbage And Egg Noodles
Flat Art Studios
Get the Hungarian Cabbage And Egg Noodles recipe by Ian Knauer
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Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
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18
Roasted Cabbage Wedges
Gimme Some Oven
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19
Vietnamese Caramel Pork Stir Fry
How Sweet It Is
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20
Sauteed Cabbage And Bacon
Flat Art Studios
Get the Sauteed Cabbage And Bacon recipe by Lillian Chou
21
Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Cabbage And Pine Nuts
Kate Mathis
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Spicy Sesame Pork Soup With Noodles
Food52
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23
Lacto-Fermented Sauerkraut
thirschfeld/Food52
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Paul Steindler's Cabbage Soup
Alexandra's Kitchen
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25
Blanched Cabbage With Butter And Caraway
Simply Recipes
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Sesame Orange Chickpeas, Cabbage And Soba Noodles
Naturally Ella
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Okonomiyaki
Food52
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