9 Recipes with Napa Cabbage

Cabbage Lo Mein

Got a head of napa cabbage in your fridge? Try one of these delicious lunch or dinner recipes. Napa cabbage is a great addition to salads or soups. Plus, it's full of nutrients like vitamins K and C and fiber. Recipes like Citrus & Napa Cabbage Salad and Cabbage Lo Mein are fresh, tasty and packed with vegetables.

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Crunchy Chicken & Mango Salad

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This Asian-inspired dinner salad has terrific crunch, thanks to sugar snap peas and napa cabbage. Give the dressing a kick of heat by adding a bit of sambal oelek, an Indonesian hot sauce that you can find in most large supermarkets and Asian grocery stores. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2018

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Slow-Cooker Korean Beef & Cabbage Stew


Brown sugar makes this slow-cooker beef stew a tad sweet, which beautifully complements the spicy kimchi. You can make this soup ahead and refrigerate it until ready to eat. If you opt to make it ahead, wait until you reheat the soup to add the cabbage. Source: Everyday Slow Cooker

03 of 09

Cabbage Lo Mein

Cabbage Lo Mein

Jam-packed with a colorful medley of vegetables, this classic noodle dish relies on a bold sesame-soy sauce to tie all the flavors and textures together. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Fall 2018

04 of 09

Quick Beef & Napa Cabbage Pho


Classic Vietnamese noodle soup typically takes hours to make, but this healthy pho recipe gets tons of flavor from cooking the aromatics and spices before adding the broth. Serve with hoisin, Sriracha and lime wedges. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2016

05 of 09

Grilled Tofu with Korean BBQ Glaze & Stir-Fried Napa Cabbage


In this vegetarian grilling recipe, the hot grill gives tofu smokiness and some crispy edges. A BBQ sauce made with gochujang, the hot Korean chile paste, doubles as both a glaze and some sauce to slather on the tofu at the table. Serve with brown rice or farro. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2017

06 of 09

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

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Transform pad thai into a healthy salad by swapping sliced cabbage noodles for the rice noodles--and save more than 100 calories. Look for sustainable shrimp certified by an independent agency, such as the Marine Stewardship Council. If you can't find it, wild shrimp from North America is likely to be sustainably caught. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2017

07 of 09

Dan Dan Noodles with Seitan, Shiitake Mushrooms & Napa Cabbage


Sichuan peppercorns add a touch of floral heat to this mushroom-and-cabbage-loaded riff on dan dan noodles. Look for protein-rich vegetarian seitan--processed wheat gluten with a meaty texture-- near refrigerated tofu in large supermarkets or natural-foods stores. The actual weight of the seitan in a package varies depending on whether water weight is included. Look for the undrained weight on the label.

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Rainbow Veggie Spring Roll Bowl


With tons of colorful vegetables, sesame rice noodles and a healthy peanut sauce, this noodle bowl is a hit with adults and kids alike. Assemble the bowls before serving or let everyone make their own. Serve with Sriracha hot sauce, if desired.

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Peanut-Chicken Cabbage Wraps


Cabbage is a tasty low-calorie stand-in for buns or bread in this healthy chicken lettuce wrap recipe. Don't limit yourself to cabbage for this Thai-inspired recipe--any fresh green that's sturdy enough to wrap around 1/2 cup of filling works.

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