April 14th, 2012 | Posted By: Magdalena Wszelaki | Posted in Adrenals, Anti-Candida, Entrees, Estrogen Dominance, Menopause, PCOS, Recipes, Salads, Thyroid | Tagged , ,

Braised Green Cabbage


This Braised Green Cabbage recipe is so good and so simple.

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  1. Are potent anti-inflammatory agents
  2. Support liver function and thyroid hormone conversion
  3. Help combat estrogen dominance (the leading cause of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer!)
  4. Have protective benefits against cancer
  5. Benefit good bacteria
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Braised Green Cabbage
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Serves: 4
  • 1 medium head of cabbage, cut into wedges
  • 1 large yellow onion, cut to thin wedges
  • 1 large carrot, chopped to round pieces
  • ¼ cup chicken stock or water
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ⅛ chili flakes
  • sea salt
How To Make
  1. Heat the oven to 325F or 165C.
  2. Arrange the cabbage wedges in a baking pan and scatter onion and carrot on top.
  3. Pour the stock into the baking pan.
  4. Sprinkle with olive oil, salt, pepper, and chili flakes.
  5. Cover and bake for about 1.5 hours or till the cabbage is very tender.
  6. Take off the cover and bake for another 15 minutes for the cabbage to get crispy and brown.

5 Comments to Braised Green Cabbage

    • Hi Hélène, We are thrilled you enjoyed the recipe:) Please do try it and let us know! Jeanne HB Team

  1. Just wondering… the fact that it cooks at 325 for 2 hours… does that minimize the nutrients in the cabbage? I’ve always read that less is more when it comes to food.

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