8 ways with cabbage

8 ways with cabbage

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that cabbages are a cost-effective way to feed your family, especially with the current high price of vegetables.

However, most people’s repertoire of cabbage recipes is pretty small, meaning you can easily become bored with eating it.

We have found 8 delicious recipes to keep cabbage interesting.

Cabbage and bacon bake

Cabbage and Bacon Bake

Cabbage and bacon bake – www.vegetables.co.nz

You’ll easily meet your five plus a day needs with this cabbage and bacon bake.


Okonomiyaki whole pancake

Turn your cabbage into this simple and versatile Japanese savoury pancake. Customise the pancake by topping it with your favourite sauces.

Colcannon Cakes

Colcannon Cakes

Pair cabbage with leftover mashed potatoes to make these yummy colcannon cakes.


It’s easy to make sauerkraut at home – all you need is cabbage, salt and time for it to ferment.


Similar to sauerkraut, kimchi is a spicy fermented Korean condiment. This is great to make if you have a Savoy or Chinese cabbage.

Balsamic honey roasted cabbage steaks

Balsamic Honey Roasted Cabbage Steaks – www.eatwell101.com

You read that right, cabbage steaks! Try these balsamic honey roasted cabbage steaks for something a little different.



We know that coleslaw isn’t very exciting, but we couldn’t do a list of cabbage recipes without including it. Whilst the base is generally the same (cabbage!) there are so many different things you can add to coleslaw to spice it up. Click here for all of the coleslaw recipes you will ever need.

Hangi in the oven

This recipe uses the large outer cabbage leaves to allow you to recreate a Kiwi favourite at home.