How to Cook Vegetables

How to Cut and Slice Cabbage

Cabbage -- a member of the crucifer family, which includes Brussles sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, and kale -- has long been a popular vegetable in many of the world's cuisines.
  1. Discard any wilted or bruised outer leaves of cabbage.

  2. Place cabbage on cutting board; cut into 4 wedges with chef's knife.

  3. Carefully cut away core; discard

  4. Slice cabbage wedges crosswise to form shreds.

    To shred the cabbage, slice the wedges crosswise.
    To shred the cabbage, slice the
    wedges crosswise.

Learn how to cook another member of the greens family -- kale -- on the next page.

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