creole sauteed cabbage

Easy Healthy Sauteed White Cabbage

Sauteed white cabbage is a creole and straightforward recipe to make, plus it’s a very light, low-calorie, and economical recipe.

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Like its cousin red cabbage, white cabbage is a famous head cabbage around the world. Eaten cooked or raw, it is one of the easiest cabbages to accommodate. Did you know that it is from fermented white cabbage that we obtain Choucroute

Sauteed White cabbage is one of the most neutral and easy to accommodate cabbage, but it remains a vegetable with robust regional flavors.

Thus, to soften it a little, it can be combined with sweet or sour flavors, such as apple, raisin, or vinegar.

It is excellent in woks and spicy Asian salads. With sesame oil and soy sauce, it’s a treat.

We can also accentuate this enjoyable terroir side with smoked meats such as bacon or sausage. When it comes to vegetables, carrots and potatoes are its most reliable allies.

How to choose a good cabbage?

An excellent white cabbage should be heavy. Its leaves should be crunchy, shiny, and crunchy under the fingers. Avoid cabbage with wilted, yellowed, or browned leaves.

How to keep it?

White cabbage will keep for a little over a week in the refrigerator, in the vegetable drawer. But be careful; once cut, it is better to consume it within 48 hours.


Antioxidants. Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin C and beta-carotene. It also contains group B vitamins (mainly folic acid). These antioxidants protect the body from external aggressions.

Minerals. Cabbage is rich in potassium, calcium, iron, and magnesium, which help the body work well.

Fibers. Cabbage is high in fiber which can cause bloating, diarrhea in people with sensitive intestines.

Sulfur derivatives. Sulfur derivatives can also cause bloating in people with fragile intestines, so it is advisable to blanch the white cabbage before cooking to remove some of the sulfur derivatives.

Easy healthy sauteed white cabbage

Recipe by MayeliceCourse: Creole Recipes, Healthy, Recepies


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Sauteed white cabbage is a creole and straightforward recipe to make, plus it’s a very light, low-calorie, and economical recipe.


  • One white cabbage

  • Tree head of garlic

  • Four tomatoes

  • 1tbs of ginger

  • One pinch of turmeric

  • One pinch of salt

  • Two tablespoons of olive oil

  • Five smock sausages


  • Cut the white cabbage a little bigger than for a salad, peel the garlic cloves, cut the ginger, then mash them together. Make it easy with cabbage shredder.
  • Cut the tomato into small cubes and set aside. And cut the sausages. 
  • In a pan, cook the sausages until brown. 
  • In a Dutch oven, you heat a little oil, sear a little garlic mixed with the ginger, let the full-color color, and add the tomato cut into small cubes, adding a pinch of saffron. Stir everything well, while the tomato is well cooked.
  • Then put the chopped cabbage in the pot, mix well with the preparation, and cook over low heat, covering and stirring from time to time for 15 minutes and your white cabbage fricassee is ready to be tasted.


  • Serve with rice and chili sauce. In Reunion we make a Tomato Rougail to eat with.

I thought it was interesting to share some popular french expressions with cabbage.

  • Expression: Take the cabbage

Definition: Getting angry, overwhelmed, complicating things, or concentrating to the extreme, to the point of giving yourself a headache. Isn’t funny?

  • Expression: He is a cabbage.

Definition: He is adorable. I use always this expression, this is my favorite

  • Expression: To be in the cabbages.

Definition: To miss the point, to have missed something.

Did you know this expressions?

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