savoy cabbage

noun, often capitalized S
sa·​voy cabbage | \ sə-ˈvȯi- How to pronounce savoy cabbage (audio) , ˈsa-ˌvȯi- \

Definition of savoy cabbage

: a cabbage with compact heads of wrinkled and curled leaves

Examples of savoy cabbage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Marmol’s potager was brimming with pristine red-leafed and crinkly savoy cabbages, and the unlikely geranium border plants had performed beautifully. Washington Post, "Heavy rains can damage a vegetable garden — but the gardener can protect it," 24 July 2019 Take the cabbage dish ($17) — two quarters of pale savoy cabbage with savory scallop butter massaged into its crevices and blackened on the grill. Soleil Ho,, "The Mission’s Prairie switches gears, but is it better?," 3 July 2019 The crinkled leaves of savoy cabbage are quite soft and pliable so precooking is unnecessary. Woman's Day, "Stuffed Cabbage with Cranberry and Tomato Sauce," 17 Nov. 2011 If savoy cabbage is unavailable, freeze a head of regular green cabbage at least 24 hours. Woman's Day, "Stuffed Cabbage with Cranberry and Tomato Sauce," 17 Nov. 2011 Wednesday’s specials include half-off bottles of wine and a Braised beef short rib with natural jus, mashed potatoes and savoy cabbage that often sells out. Claire Perez,, "Clams appetizer at Noodles Panini starts with fresh ingredients," 16 Feb. 2018 Other main courses include a daily changing pork dish ($30), Mount Lassen trout with apples and savoy cabbage ($29), and a vegetarian option ($27): potato gnocchi with pumpkin and wild mushrooms. Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "The Morris’ pared-down menu boosts it to 3 stars," 13 Dec. 2017 Neither of the accompanying salads — savoy cabbage slaw and mustardy German potato salad — exhibited much verve. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Chef Jason Wilson expands to the Eastside with The Lakehouse," 14 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of savoy cabbage

1707, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for savoy cabbage

translation of French chou de Savoie cabbage of Savoy

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“Savoy cabbage.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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