Potatoes and Cabbage is a delicious dish using mini potatoes spiced with rosemary and olive oil. Easy and completed in minutes.
Potatoes are very nutritious. Historically they were a dependable vegetable during hard times. Of late popularity increased with the onset of the french fry and the baked potato. It is not seen as a nutritious food due to the fact that it is fried, many of the nutrients are lost. The "fix ins" for the baked potato ... sour creme and butter, has caused many of us to back away from the potato altogether. But did you know ....
1 pound of mini potatoes, washed unpeeled
1/8 cup of olive
1 cup of cabbage in 1/4" pieces
1 tsp (or more) rosemary powder
1 tsp sea salt (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place potatoes on baking sheet. Spread evenly.
Drizzle oil and sprinkle rosemary powder.
Bake for until potatoes can be pierced with a fork, turning occasionally.
Remove from oven, add cabbage and mix well.
Return to oven and bake until cabbage has wilted.
-a great source of protein, about 7 grams of protein according to High Protein Foods Research Report for 1 large, baked, including flesh and skin.
-high in vitamin C, (about 45%) which is an important antioxidant
-high in potassium, over 600 mg
-2 grams of dietary fiber (if eaten with skin)
-only 110 calories (naked)
-fat free, cholesterol free
-it is consider a simple carbohydrate and therefore has a high glycemic load. This is not a good choice for diabetics or for someone who is on a weight-loss regimen.
Information on nutrients and health benefits of cabbage can be found on the following recipes pages on this site:
Stir Fry Cabbage