These bright, crunchy dishes with cabbage will rock your dinner this winter

Nov 29, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. ET
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Cabbage may not sound exciting at first, but it’s a great source of vitamins (K, C, B6), manganese, fiber, potassium, folate and even protein. Plus, we've come a long ways from soggy, gray cabbage stew. How about flavor-packed slaws and casseroles or easy chicken, beef and kielbasa entrées? These healthy recipes will make you want to add cabbage to your grocery list.

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1. Red cabbage and carrot slaw

Red Cabbage and Carrot Slaw
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Toss shredded purple cabbage with carrots, onions and an apple cider vinegar dressing for a tangy slaw perfect for pulled pork or sloppy Joes.

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2. Beef cabbage stir-fry

Beef Cabbage Stir Fry
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Ginger and Sriracha give this beef and cabbage stir-fry the fire and snap you want on a chilly night.

3. Asian-style cabbage wraps

Asian-Style Cabbage Wraps
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Sturdy cabbage leaves make the perfect wraps, like in this recipe for Asian-style ground turkey wraps.

4. Indian fried cabbage

Indian Fried Cabbage
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This quick fried cabbage and peas dish comes with an Indian accent thanks to ginger, coriander and cumin.

5. Cabbage sautéed chicken

Cabbage Sautéed Chicken
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Paprika gives this 15-minute sautéed chicken and cabbage dish some zip.

6. Fried cabbage with kielbasa

Fried Cabbage with Kielbasa
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I mean, it's like cabbage and kielbasa sausage were made for each other.

7. Irish colcannon (mashed potatoes, cabbage and green onions)

 Irish Colcannon (Mashed Potatoes, Cabbage, Green Onions)
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Go old-school Irish with this classic cabbage and mashed potatoes dish.

8. One-pot unstuffed cabbage rolls

One-Pot Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls
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Cabbage gets saucy in this one-pot unstuffed cabbage rolls dish with beef and tomatoes.

9. Unstuffed cabbage casserole

Unstuffed Cabbage Casserole
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Here's another beefy unstuffed cabbage roll recipe, this time casserole-style.

10. Roasted cabbage wedges with Dijon sauce

Roasted Cabbage Wedges with Dijon Sauce
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Who knew you could do this with cabbage? Cut it into wedges, roast it and drizzle with a Dijon sauce.

11. One-pot cabbage casserole

cabbage recipe
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Another warming one-pot cabbage casserole recipe adds gooey melted cheese to the mix.

Originally posted on StyleCaster.

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