As a vegetable advocate, I’m all the time in search of artistic veggie based mostly mains. We’ve been roasting Cauliflower Steaks within the Clean & Colorful Kitchen for over a 12 months. However with the risky price of cauliflower, we will’t make it 12 months spherical (who knew, proper?). These hearty Roasted Cabbage Steaks are an superior winter dish that may go away your style buds happy, your tummy full and your immune system absolutely loaded.

How did we provide you with the thought for Roasted Cabbage Steaks?

I used to be chatting with household the opposite day and somebody requested if we ever roasted cabbage and I noticed … no, we don’t. As a result of we prepare dinner naturally gluten free, we use uncooked cabbage for shells for tacos and we shred it for salads fairly a bit. However the considered thick slicing, seasoning and tossing it within the oven merely had by no means occurred to me.

With a little analysis and trial and error, we’ve provide you with our latest veggie ninja fundamental dish! Because it seems, the cabbage is a good base for crunchy almonds, salty Spanish cheese and our tangy excessive protein white bean balsamic sauce. This dish is well hearty sufficient to function a fundamental, or you’ll be able to minimize the portion down and serve it as a powerful facet to a extra conventional protein dish.

Well being Advantages of Cabbage

Cabbage is cheap, hearty and a pleasant little diet miracle. It’s loaded with fiber, protein and pure sugar. From a micro-nutrition perspective it carries 85% of your DRI for vitamin Okay, over half of your vitamin in C. It would additionally make it easier to fulfill your physique’s each day folate, manganese, B6, calcium, potassium and magnesium wants. It’s additionally know for its anti-inflammatory, immunity boosting and postive coronary heart well being impacts.

Recipe: Roasted Cabbage Steaks

Serves 6: 418 energy, 17g protein, 24g fats, 17g fiber, 15g sugar per serving.

  • 5.5 lbs Cabbage (about 2 massive heads)
  • 2 ouncesOlive Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1.2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 ouncesFresh Rosemary
  • Three ouncesAged Mahon-Menorca Cheese
  • Three ouncesToasted, Slivered Almonds

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 levels.
  2. Unfold the slivered almonds to a single layer on a baking sheet and roast till they flip a gentle brown coloration with a pleasant toasty taste. About 15 minutes, however maintain an in depth eye on them as they’ll burn VERY quick!
  3. Take away outer layers of cabbage, minimize off core and slice into 1″ thick steaks.
  4. Brush either side with olive oil then season with garlic salt and black pepper. Divvy up half the recent rosemary and sprinkle on high.
  5. Roast for 40-45 minutes, till fork simply pierces core.

White Bean Balsamic Sauce Recipe 

  • 10 ouncesCooked White Beans
  • 1 ouncesBalsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 ouncesOlive Oil
  • 9 ouncesFiltered Water
  • 2 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp floor Ginger

Instructions: Add all elements to the blender and mix on excessive velocity till effectively mixed.

Plating the Roasted Cabbage Steaks

Utilizing a spatula, place about 2-Three cabbage steaks within the middle of a plate. Prime with Three ouncessauce (or go away on the facet like we do in our kitchen) then sprinkle with 1/2 ouncestoasted almonds. Utilizing a microplane or advantageous cheese grater, shred the cheese on high of the steaks then garnish with a sprig of recent rosemary.

Extra on Mahon-Menorca Cheese

And the timing for this recipe take a look at couldn’t have been higher as a result of the oldsters over at Mahon-Menorca Cheese had simply despatched me some samples to mess around with for a recipe problem. I’ve to confess, topping these tasty steaks with this cheese actually added the proper contact.

In case you’re questioning, the title Mahon comes from the port of Mahon on the Minorca island, Spain. It’s cow’s milk cheese, with buttery, sharp, salty in style. Throughout maturation the cheese is hand rubbed with butter and paprika or oil. It’s offered at completely different ages starting from 2 months to 10 months. The youthful Artisanal Mahon model is aged for two to three months, is softer and comes with a milder taste than the aged model. For this recipe I used aged Mahon, which is more durable, drier and comes with a saltier taste.  Making it a superb topping to this savory dish!

Mahón-Menorca Cheese may be bought nationwide at Complete Meals, and at different advantageous retailers similar to Fairway Markets, Harris Teeter, Saveway, Kroger, Murray’s, Central Markets, Costco, Connoisseur Storage, West Aspect Markets, Zabar’s, Central and City & Nation Markets in Seattle and at the very best specialty shops everywhere in the nation. Study extra by checking the out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Photograph Credit score: BONNIN SANSÓ

Are you prepared to leap on the roasted cabbage steak practice?

I hope so, as a result of this recipe is recent out of the recipe take a look at station and is able to roll full steam forward!

Have you ever roasted cabbage earlier than or loved this indulgent worldwide Mahon-Menorca Cheese? I really feel fairly good that each might be glorious additions to your winter menus!

Teresa Marie Howes, BS, CPT, HHP

Teresa Marie is a diet knowledgeable, health fanatic and well being coach. She is backed with a BS in Vitamin, an MBA, a CPT from ACE and 16+ years of expertise within the weight reduction and wellness area. She is the founder and lead contributor of this website and coaches shoppers throughout the globe on learn how to obtain higher well being and extra happiness by implementing the four Common Food plan Truths of her Clean & Colorful Concept.