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 In 2019, Wiser planted sorrel, white asparagus and savoy cabbage — all vegetables her German grandmother wanted. Janelle Bitker,, "Radical Family Farm fills in cultural gaps for proprietor," 16 Sep. 2020 Red Cabbage Slaw 1 small red cabbage 1 small savoy cabbage (optional) 1 cup celery seed dressing (recipe follows) 1. David Farkas, cleveland, "St. Patrick’s Day eats: 2 easy Irish recipes to whip up while you’re hunkered down at home," 16 Mar. 2020 Sauerkraut adds a funky tang, while savoy cabbage melts down as a backbone to sausage and bacon. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, "Glam up a head of cabbage with 11 recipes that showcase its versatility," 19 Sep. 2019 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

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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