Spring cabbage with mustard seeds

Spring cabbage with mustard seeds

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
Give your greens a fresh new look by tossing them with mustard, ginger, onion and garlic

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal65
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre3g
  • protein3g
  • salt0g
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tbsp mustard seed
  • 1 small onion, finely sliced



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger



    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 500g/1lb 2oz spring cabbage, shredded



    The cabbage, or brassica, family is huge, and includes everything from the familiar red, white…


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then cook the mustard seeds until they are fragrant and starting to pop. Add the onion, garlic and ginger, then fry until golden. Tip in the cabbage and stir to coat in the spices, then cook for 5 mins until tender. Season and serve immediately.

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15th Feb, 2017
Really easy, tasty and different. Served it with cottage pie as a contrast in flavours.
3rd Oct, 2016
Really tasty and a lovely side
25th Jun, 2013
The spring greens recipe is really good, full of flavour and eminently edible!
9th Aug, 2012
Mustard greens are one of the easiest fast growing greens to grow in a back garden space. I have grown a mild variety called Katsuma this year and even when it bolted I still cooked the stems, flowers, seed pods and leaves. Really worth trying!
25th Jun, 2013
Thank you for that tip.
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