Best in Season - Winter Savoy Cabbage
- 28 February 2018
Savoy cabbage is an amazing in-season veg that’s packed to the gills with fibre, vitamins and minerals including, vitamins A, C, K and B6, folate, potassium, manganese, thiamin, calcium, iron and magnesium. It has no fat or cholesterol.
This variety of cabbage has a terrific flavour, more delicate than it’s flat leaved siblings and is incredibly versatile as a side dish or part of a main course, or as part of a salad. Part of the brassica family (includng cauliflower, broccoli and brussel sprouts) this humble cabbage is not expensive, is incredibly nutritious and can be added to all sorts of meals.
What to look for
Select cabbage that is heavy for its size and is compact. Savoy cabbage should be crisp with well-coloured leaves. Avoid Savoy cabbage that has thin, wilted leaves or a cracked head. Savoy cabbage will keep (uncooked) for around 2 weeks on average in the fridge.
We've found this delicious recipe for Savoy cabbage stuffed with mushrooms, leeks stilton and walnuts.