Foods that are low in calories and high in fiber will help you consume lesser amounts of food and stay full for longer. So is the case with cabbage.
There are only 33 calories in a cup of cooked cabbage, and it is low in fat and high in fiber.
Half a cup of cabbage can provide you with 50% of your body’s daily vitamin C requirement, 100% of vitamin K and few quantities of magnesium, iron, calcium, potassium and vitamin B6.
If these are not enough reasons to add cabbage do your weekly meal plan, maybe trying this recipe will convince you! It’s easy and delicious!
2-3 cups cabbage, chopped
2-3 stalks celery
1/4 cup red onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tablespoon Coconut, Avocado or Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup water (increase if needed)
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoon of sea salt
pinch of red pepper flakes, optional
In a medium skillet, add oil and cook the celery red onion and garlic over low-medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and stir while cooking until the cabbage is done. Add more water and seasonings as desired.