Recipes for cavolo nero fans

Cavolo nero recipes

13 Jun 2019

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All veg

We love cavolo nero (of course) and we wanted to check we weren't alone...     

So, we’ve been doing a spot of research and found that in the last year, one in ten of you have tried cavolo nero for the first time!* Brilliant! Welcome to the club...

As well as being high in calcium, folic acid and vitamins K, A and C and containing manganese, copper and iron, cavolo nero is also high in lutein. Lutein is a carotenoid which can help to protect the eyes from macular disease - one of the leading causes of sight loss in the UK.

It’s also pretty tasty! We like to add a handful of cavolo nero to our meals and with the increase in popularity, we thought we would share some of our favourite cavolo nero recipes with you, so you can be inspired and get creative too!

Korean Panko Chicken Rice Bowl


If you thought creating your own rice bowl was difficult, think again! We’ve perfected the recipe and done the hard work for you. All you need to do is add your handful of cavolo nero and meat of your choice - enjoy!

Stir Fried Cavolo Nero with Pancetta & Peppers


Our Stir Fried Cavolo Nero with Pancetta & Peppers is the definition of a quick and healthy dinner. Steam the cavolo nero whilst frying off all the other ingredients and then combine the two together with balsamic vinegar.

Cavolo Nero Potato Cakes


Looking for something a little extra for brunch? Our Cavolo Nero Potato Cakes are crispy on the outside, soft in the middle and go really well with bacon, eggs or both...

Cavolo Nero & Mint Vodka Crush Cocktail


Yes, you can add cavolo nero to your cocktails! With summer (attempting) to make an appearance, this refreshing cocktail includes mint, club soda, vodka and cavolo nero, all poured over crushed ice. Cheers to that!

We’re always looking for more ways to include our cavolo nero to recipes, so feel free to share your creations on Facebook and Instagram. Don’t forget to tag us in!

*The research was carried out by Mortar London which conducted an online survey among 1,000 respondents across the UK. The sample of adults was randomly selected from Mortar London’s survey panel and weighted to be representative of the UK population for age, gender and region.



 

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