Wednesday, February 17, is National Cabbage Day!
Cabbage is a filling, versatile vegetable. The St. Louis Area Foodbank distributed around 500,000 lbs. of fresh cabbage last year to families in need. Cabbage contains nutrients that help support digestion and heart health – a perfect vegetable to eat during Heart Month!
Our Registered Dietitian, Kelly Hall, put together a coleslaw recipe that’s an easy addition to any meal!
-1 small head of cabbage, shredded
-1 cup of shredded carrotsDressing:
-½ cup mayonnaise
-1 tablespoon vinegar
-2 tablespoons white sugar
-salt and pepper
-1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
1. Combine cabbage and carrots in a large mixing bowl.
2. Combine all ingredients for the dressing and toss with cabbage mixture.
3. Refrigerate for at least an hour to let the flavors combine. Serve cold.