Healthy recipes: Green cabbage stew  

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Green cabbage stew  

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!  This is a very simple recipe that can be made quickly and is filled with healthy, nutrient-packed veggies.  10-15 minutes of prep, 30 minutes of cook time. 


1 tablespoon olive oil 

1 medium onion, diced 

2 celery stalks, sliced 

½ medium cabbage, chopped 

2 carrots, sliced 

2 medium potatoes, chopped 

1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning (or ¼ tsp each: dried oregano, basil, thyme, rosemary) 

½ teaspoon onion powder 

½ teaspoon garlic powder 

½ teaspoon paprika 

2 cups broth (vegetable or chicken) 

Salt and pepper to taste 


  1. Heat oil over medium-high in a large pot. * 
  1. Add onions and sauté until soft, about 3 minutes. 
  1. Add celery and garlic, sauté for 2 minutes. 
  1. Add cabbage, carrots and potatoes, seasonings, and broth, stir to combine. 
  1. Cover and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to simmer for 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are soft. 
  1. Salt and pepper to taste. 


*If adding stew meat or pork, do so at this point, cooking until browned, about 10-15 minutes. Drain any excess fat. Proceed to step 2, adding additional oil as needed. 



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