Photograph of a head of purple cabbage.

Because cabbage comes in many varieties, it is often available year-round. This leafy vegetable is commonly eaten raw and cooked, and is a great source of vitamin C and fiber.

Cabbage Recipes


Quantity recipes containing cabbage from the USDA Mixing Bowl.

Fruits and Vegetables Lesson: Cruciferous Vegetables (PDF | 309 KB)

University of Georgia.

Lesson plan for older adults teaches the health benefits of broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage, and how to choose, store, cook and prepare them. Includes handouts, worksheets, activities, recipes and references.

Watch Your Garden Grow: Cabbage

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information on cabbage including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage, nutritional information and preparation techniques.

Functional Food: Cruciferous Vegetables

Pennsylvania State University Extension.

Perfect for a lesson on cruciferous vegetables, this page includes links to a lesson plan, a Power Point presentation, a fact sheet, tip sheets, a crossword puzzle, recipes, and an evaluation booklet.


The Leafy Greens Council.

Nutrition Facts, storage and preparation information and recipes that include cabbage.