Our best cabbage recipes never fail to make us wonder how one cruciferous globe can transform into so many delicious dishes. Thanks to their sturdy leaves and high absorbency, cabbages can take on any and every flavor you want. Sometimes all you need is a bit of salt and pepper—but a generous glug of olive oil (for extra-crispy caramelized edges) doesn’t hurt either.
Want more pizzazz? Think caramelized cabbage, fried cabbage, shredded-and-piled-onto-a-crispy-chicken-sandwich cabbage. We could go on. From hearty entrées to fiery side dishes, the humble cabbage is one of late winter’s most versatile vegetables. Keep scrolling to find easy recipes that’ll teach you how to cook cabbage perfectly every time.