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    Has anyone out there tried freezing cabbage and if so, does it work? I ask because my OH is the only one who eats it.

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    I froze cabbage last year,and are not impressed with it,how ever,the red one was not to bad,i would only freeze the red again,i used the green one up in stir fries and stews,i only froze it because they all came at once,i also found ,to cook it,it was better to steam it straight from the freezer,all i did was slice it up,wash,shake dry,and bag,you could experiment,prepare a small amount,freeze,leave a day or two,and use,then you can make up your own mind,saves wasting veg,and freezer room.hope this helps

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    Thanks LD, much appreciated

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    Sorry, I've found that cabbage turns to mush when frozen. I wouldn't even bother with red - I'd rather pickle it.

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    best thing to do with cabbage is to cook it first then freeze it, thats what i did last year

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    the red cabbage i froze,as i said above,was definately NOT mushy,thats the benefit of steaming,boiling is a waste of time,as it loses its firmness,the green one i tryed was the firmer type,i would not try the savoy type,as they are a softer cabbage,hope this makes sence to you,obviously fresh is ALWAYS best

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    Quote Originally Posted by Millit View Post
    best thing to do with cabbage is to cook it first then freeze it, thats what i did last year
    how did you prepar it,thin sliced/coped into chunks,what was you method of cooking,times ext,and type of cabbage,it's always good to have another prefered way of doing something.

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    Hi red cabbage i shredded and cooked with onions apples and a splash of home made vino, it freezes really well and we eat it either hot or cold. Green cabbage I cook in a little olive oil + butter and just zap it in the microwave when I want to use it. been doing it for years now so it obviously suits our tastes. Ginny

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