Healthy living


Use in salads, vegetable side dishes and stir-fries.


  • Green/Common: compact head of tightly wrapped leaves ranging from white to green
  • Savoy: crinkled leaves varying from pale to dark green, mild flavour
  • Chinese
  • Red: tastes like green cabbage and adds colour


Select heavy heads of cabbage with shiny leaves.


In an airtight bag in refrigerator crisper.


Boil or steam finely sliced cabbage in a minimum of water, uncovered, for 4-8 minutes or until just tender, stirring well. Microwave in a covered dish with 2-3 tablespoons water on high (100%) for 5-8 minutes or until tender.

Serving suggestion

Finely slice cabbage and combine with grated carrot, chopped onion and capsicum. Toss with coleslaw dressing and serve with grills and barbecued foods.

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