Recipe by USA WEEKEND columnist Jean Carper
"This comfort food is anti-cancer: Cabbage and other cruciferous vegetables are linked to less risk of lung, breast, stomach and bladder cancers."
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1 1/2 pounds
green cabbage, shredded roughly
bulb fennel, chopped roughly
smoked turkey breast, in 1/2-inch cubes
low-fat, reduced-sodium chicken broth
light cranberry juice
extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
This is a GREAT RECIPE!! I used a smoked Turkey leg - it was hard to pull the meat off, but I'm glad I did! This was a terrific recipe and the first time I cooked with fennel - yummy!!
This was too sweet. Way, way too sweet. I liked the flavors, but we just never did eat much of it. I gotta say - in our house - food is never thrown out. It was weird. I think that if I try this again, I would use chicken broth instead of the juice and instead of dried cranberries I would use fresh (or the fresh frozen I keep in the fridge.) Like I say - the fennel, cabbage, turkey, cran flavors win - lets just not douse them in so much sugar, all right?
Instead of dried cranberries, I used half a bag of frozen cranberries that I had leftover from last Thanksgiving. It was terrific! I'll definitely be making this again!
LOVE this! We served it with biscuits but I think it would be good with noodles, maybe with some kind of sour cream sauce.
ABSOLUTELY YUMMY AND TOTALLY VEGANIZABLE!! so I used a half lb of super firm tofu instead of turkey. Everything else is exact... Served with some soy sauce. WOW. I might try this over some thin savory crepes... yep... delicious recipe!!
Good Recipe. Not an all time favorite but good in a pinch and very easy to make. I used real cranberries instead of dried. I do think it is missing something but I can't think of what it would be. I look forward to seeing what other reviewers add to make it their own.
I tried this for the first time with company coming. I ran out, as it was the first dish to disappear
So good! Didn't have a bulb of fennel, so I used 5 stalks of celery. Also used fresh cranberries and didn't have the cranberry juice, so I used extra broth (homemade turkey broth). The fennel seeds went great with this. I will make this again!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Scalloped Cabbage with Fennel and Cranberries
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 33
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