Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Cabbage and grape leaves: 9 recipes (CSA Share Ninja Rescue 2014)

By request, enjoy these five healthy recipes for cabbage and four unique recipes for grape leaves (yes, you can eat them in dishes other than stuffed dolmas!).

By request, enjoy five healthy recipes for cabbage and four unique recipes for grape leaves that go beyond dolmas

Yo yo yo! It's Week 2 of the 2014 edition of the CSA Share Ninja Rescue, a weekly summertime feature in which you tell me via blog comments on Fridays what veg you received (or will be receiving) in your CSA share box or found at the farmers' market that you don't know what to do with and I'll give you a whole bunch of recipe ideas on the following Tuesday.

By request, we've got two less popular leafy greens to tackle this week: cabbage (very ubiquitous) and grape leaves (less ubiquitous) -- and, specifically, recipes for grape leaves OTHER THAN stuffed grape leaves.

Cabbage Recipes

1) Sweet and Spicy Slaw (pictured)

2) Roasted White Vegetables (pictured, from Kitchen Apparel)

3) Cabbage, Ham and Mushroom galette (pictured)

4) Cleansing Winter Salad with Maple-Ginger Vinaigrette (pictured, from Inspired Edibles)

5) Asian Pork Burgers (pictured)

Grape Leaves Recipes

1) Preserved Grape Leaves (from Hunter Angler Gardener Cook)

2) Grape Leaf Wine (from Mother Earth Living)

3) Grape Leaf Pilaf (from Food 52)

4) Barley and Grape Leaf Dumplings (from Sarah Leah Chase via Cookstr.com)

Never fear: if you don't have cabbage or grape leaves to work with, simply check out the recipe suggestions from prior years of the CSA Share Ninja Rescue for whatever veg you do have.

So, friends -- what produce can I help you with for next week's roundup? Leave a comment: The Ninj wants to know.


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    1. Argh. Crazy thing. Thanks for the grape leaves recipes!

    2. Enjoy -- nice to see you back!

  2. We get our CSA on Wednesdays. We just had our first pick up - lovely new potatoes, broccoli, leeks and even some snap peas!

    1. Now that's a great way to start the season, Pam!

  3. Love this series you do... super duper cool Ninj! I'm totally bummed that we aren't doing a CSA this year... between all the house moving craziness we totally forgot to sign up!