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Savoy Cabbage

Savoy Cabbage Savoy Cabbage is delicious and packed with flavour. It's season is shorter than traditional white or red cabbage, so make the most of it while it's in. We're currently working on Savoy Cabbage recipes. If you've got one to share, please do send it to us. Thank you!

In Season?
Savoy Cabbage should be in season in the UK from the end of June through to the end of February.
Cook?
Don't think you need to rip off and throw away the slightly gnarly looking outside leaves of the Savoy - as long as you're eating organic these are just as nutritious if not more so.

Eat Savoys lightly stir-fried or steamed for the best flavour.

More Savoy Cabbage Information

Spicy Cabbage Soup
You can use any type of cabbage for this recipe, so it’s a great way of using up leftovers. Spices are a good way of boosting your metabolic rate, which can get sluggish in winter, so this soup should leave you feeling full of energy.
Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 medium onion
  • large cabbage
  • 1 large or 2 medium potatoes
  • teaspoon chilli powder or ? fresh chilli
  • teaspoon ground coriander
  • teaspoon ground cumin
  • teaspoon ground fenugreek (optional
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 200g cooked butter beans
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil

Method
  1. Peel the onion and chop finely. Peel the potatoes (optional) and dice into small cubes.

  2. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onion and potatoes. Add the chilli, coriander, cumin and fenugreek (if using). Saut? gently for 10 minutes.

  3. Wash the cabbage and shred it finely. Chop across the shreds, so they're not too long.

  4. Add the cabbage and the vegetable stock and simmer gently for 15 minutes, until the potato chunks are soft.
    For a less chunky soup, you can liquidise it at this stage.

  5. Add the butter beans and heat through.

  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cupboard-To-Table

About 35 minutes

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Spicy Cabbage Soup

You can use any type of cabbage for this recipe, so it’s a great way of using up leftovers. Spices are a good way of boosting your metabolic rate, which can get sluggish in winter, so this soup should leave you feeling full of energy.

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