Cabbage is a leafy vegetable rich in vitamin C. It has amino acids that help reduce discomfort and inflammation. Aside from these, it is a common diet food because it contains few calories.
This vegetable is usually added to soups stews or prepared as a side. This dish is a wonderful addition to fish or poultry. Serve it to kids or adults who do not like vegetables and they will definitely love it.
1 medium sized cabbage, coarsely chopped
5 tablespoons butter
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups milk
2 teaspoons spicy mustard or Dijon
8 ounces white Cheddar cheese, shredded
8 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon parsley for garnish
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, optional
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted
Preheat oven at 350F.
In a deep saucepan over medium low heat, melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Saute the garic for 2-3 minutes or until light brown. Add the the cabbage and stir-fry for 5-8 minutes or until it is soft. Drain the excess water and set aside.
In a small bowl, combine themilk, flour and mustard. Mix well until there are no more lumps. Fold in the white and sharp cheddar cheese. Pour it into the cabbage. Mix well and let it simmer for 8-10 minutes or until thick.
Place the cabbage and cheese mixxture in a greased baking pan. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until it is golden brown. Let it stand for 5 minutes.
Garnish with chopped parsley and serve warm.
Photo Courtesy Of:Arnold Goodway