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Red Cabbage

Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra

Mr. McGregor’s Farm Fresh Red Cabbage

Common Name: Red Cabbage

Description: Red Cabbage has a deep royal purple stem and green leaf with hints of purple encircling it. Red Cabbage has the subtle and delightful cabbage flavor in a small tender package. Their heart shaped leaves can be enjoyed in salads, as a garnish and as a side to your favorite dish.

Interesting Facts:

  • The color of Red Cabbage can vary due to variations in soil PH.
  • A chemical property in cabbage has anti-cancer properties.
  • The lead cabbage producing countries are China, India, Russia and South Korea.

Nutritional values based on 1 cup (89 g) of chopped raw Red Cabbage provided by the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 (2009):

Calories 28
Protein 1.27 g
Carbohydrates 6.56 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Potassium 216 mg
Vitamin C 50.7 mg
Calcium 40 mg
Phosphorus 27 mg
Magnesium 14 mg
Iron .71 mg
Niacin .372 mg
Manganese .216 mg