Cancer Prevention Recipe: Gingered Cabbage

Guest post by Usha Ramaswami, Central Michigan University, Dietetic Intern


Gingered Cabbage

This wonderful Asian-flavored salad has great flavor and provides great nutritional value and cancer prevention.  One serving provides 123% of your daily value (DV) for vitamin K, 59% DV for vitamin C and 24% DV for vitamin A. All of this for a mere 42 calories, Enjoy!


Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

  • 6 cups thinly sliced green or Savoy cabbage
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 TBS minced garlic
  • 1 TBS minced fresh ginger
  • 1 TBS chicken or vegetable  broth
  • 1-1/2 TBS soy sauce
  • 1/2 TBS rice vinegar
  • salt and white pepper to taste


  1. Slice cabbage and mince garlic and set aside for 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting properties.
  2. Heat 1 TBS broth in a large stainless steel skillet.
  3. Sauté cabbage, scallion, garlic, and ginger over medium heat for 3-4 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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