Braised Cabbage

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Cabbage Pritikin Recipe

Braised Cabbage

Our Pritikin Braised Cabbage is a budget-friendly side, main dish, or snack that contains all the zing and nutritional goodness of this humble dish but without the artery-stoppers that often accompany it, like butter and beef. Cook up a big batch on Sunday, and enjoy it all week long.
Prep Time20 minutes
Active Time55 minutes
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Course: Dinner, Leftovers, Lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Easy, International, Slow Yet Simple, Vegan, Vegetarian
Yield: 12 people


  • 1 large head green cabbage rough chopped
  • 4 tablespoons garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion peeled and diced
  • 4 ounces stoneground mustard no salt added (such as Westbrae)
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 lemons juiced
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns ground
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds toasted and ground
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds toasted and ground


  • In a large stockpot, combine all ingredients and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook for 45 minutes over low heat. Serve hot.


To toast seeds, place them over high heat on the stove in a small heavy skillet.  Toss them frequently until fragrant, about 2 to 4 minutes.
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