A head of green cabbage lends itself to many simple, comforting dishes. Several hounds make it into soup by simmering chopped cabbage with onion, garlic, and chicken stock, adding rice, noodles, potatoes, or kielbasa. greygarious uses kielbasa, wild rice, chopped apple, and caraway seeds. lupaglupa steams strips of cabbage and combines them with cooked fingerling potatoes, penne, browned butter, and grated cheese.

Other hound-approved ways to cook cabbage:

• Sauté slowly in butter, add salt, pepper, and walnuts.
• Sauté with garlic, red pepper flakes, and finish with a squeeze of lemon.
• Blanch shredded cabbage, drain, and sauté in olive oil with caraway seeds until crisp-tender, then mix in fresh breadcrumbs toasted in olive oil.
• Cut cabbage into quarters and core, grill in foil packets with salt, pepper, and butter.

Hounds also suggest trying these recipes for sweet and sour slaw and the “world’s best” braised cabbage.

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