Affordable, tasty recipes for the whole family – to sustain your energy and suitable for those with diabetes.

Pan-fried cabbage

Serves 6

Ready in 35 minutes

Carb key: less than 30 g carbs per portion

Veggie side dish


2 tbsp (30 ml) olive or canola oil

1 onion, chopped

½ cabbage, thinly sliced

1 Granny Smith apple with the skin, grated

1 tbsp (15 ml) mild or wholegrain mustard

4 large spinach leaves, thinly sliced

lemon juice and black pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan and fry onion until soft. Add cabbage and apple. Fry gently until soft, but not mushy.
  2. Add mustard and spinach and fry for about 1 minute.
  3. Season with lemon juice and pepper and serve immediately.

Serve with mince, chicken or pork dishes and a small portion of starch. Fill your plate with orange, yellow or red salad ingredients and veggies to enjoy a balanced meal.


  1. Sprinkle sesame seeds over the cabbage for an extra crunch.

Nutritional information

Energy 488 kJ

Protein 2,7 g

Fat 5,1 g

Carbohydrates 11,4 g

Salt 0,6 g

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