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Roasted Cabbage Wrapped in Fresh Aromatic Herbs

Cabbage is another wonder vegetable from the cruciferous family. You can eat it fresh, as juice (excellent for stomach ulcers and helicobacter), boiled, as soup, roasted or pickled (natural probiotics).


What is it a super vegetable? It is rich in vitamins A C K, minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, antioxidants and dietary fiber.

According to Chinese medicine it has a bitter and spicy flavors and these are excellent for cleansing (detox). That's why cabbage is highly recommended as an anti-inflammatory (also for pain when used externally and internally), lowering sugar levels, improving digestion, lowering cholesterol, weight loss and it may also have some anti-cancer activity.


What's inside?

Chinese cabbage (but you can also any type you want)

Fresh spices: thyme, rosemary, oregano, watercress

Olive oil, salt and pepper


How to?

  1. Cut the cabbage in half

  2. Using mortar and pestle (or ninja) grind extra virgin olive oil with fresh thyme oregano, rosemary, watercress, coarse salt and black pepper

  3. Using your hands (or a brush), apply the herb "paste" on the cabbage and as much as possible between the leaves

  4. Put in an oven heated to 180C and roast until the stems soften and look a little burnt, about 30-45 minutes

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