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,, 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, 16 Mar. 2020 Sauerkraut adds a funky tang, while savoy cabbage melts down as a backbone to sausage and bacon. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, 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, 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,, 3 July 2019 The crinkled leaves of savoy cabbage are quite soft and pliable so precooking is unnecessary. Woman's Day, 17 Nov. 2011 If savoy cabbage is unavailable, freeze a head of regular green cabbage at least 24 hours. Woman's Day, 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,, 16 Feb. 2018 See More

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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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