Baked Cabbage

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For this easy cabbage recipe, you cut the cabbage into wedges, put into a roasting pan, add some salt and pepper and then drizzled with a little olive oil. You can then lay some bacon pieces over the cabbage. But what takes this easy cabbage recipe over the top is the addition of some brown butter. You'll need to melt some butter and let it brown. Browned butter has a unique flavor you are sure to love. You have to be careful when cooking the butter though, as it can quickly go from browned to burnt. Then you drizzle the browned butter over the cabbage. You'll also want to place some foil over the baking pan for the first 30 minutes of cooking and take the foil off for the last 30 minutes or so until the easy cabbage recipe gets golden brown and tender. The bacon adds amazing flavor while the browned butter adds it’s own unique taste. This is an easy cabbage recipe you are sure to love. For t his easy cabbage recipe you will need one head green cabbage cleaned and cut into wedges, the core removed from wedges, uncooked bacon cut into pieces, some salt and pepper, olive oil and butter. For the full step by step recipe, you will want to take a look at the Bunny's Warm Oven recipe site.

Cooked cabbage contains a variety of nutrients that have health benefits, making cooked cabbage a good addition to a well-balanced meal plan. Cooked cabbage does lose some of its nutrition when it is cooked for long periods of time and keeping the temperature and cooking times moderate will help preserve as much as possible. Cooked cabbage is an excellent side dish recipe that pairs well with pork chops and is also a good addition to stir-fry recipes and soup. Cooked cabbage is a good source of Vitamin K. The daily recommended intake of vitamin K is about 90 micrograms for women, and about 120 micrograms for men and a 1/2-cup of cooked cabbage adds 81.5 micrograms to this amount. Getting adequate amounts of vitamin K is important to help with blood clotting and deficiency. Vitamin K is also a vitamin that is needed for bone health because it helps your body use the calcium and getting less than the recommended amount of vitamin K poses an increased risk of developing osteoporosis. Cooked cabbage is one of the best sources of vitamin K along with several other types of leafy green vegetables.

Cooked cabbage is low in fat and calories. A diet that isn't too high in fat and calories is a good way to help control your weight and reduce the risk of several health problems, to include heart disease and diabetes. Eating cooked cabbage as part of a healthy diet is a good way to keep your intake of both fat and calories down. A 1/2-cup of cooked cabbage contains just 17 calories and only 0.04 grams of fat. To successfully lose weight, you must also burn more calories than you consume and add cooked cabbage to your daily diet is a healthy way to feel full and keep your calorie intake under control. Cooked cabbage is also a good source of antioxidants. Plant foods, which include cooked cabbage, are a healthy source of antioxidants that help to protect your health. Antioxidants are compounds that fight the free radical damage that occurs when you are exposed to harmful things in the environment, such as pollution and cigarette smoke.

You will find this easy cabbage recipe on the Bunny's Warm Oven site. On the site, you will find a variety of food ideas from main dish recipes, side dish recipes, dessert recipes, meat food ideas and so much more. **

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