Portuguese cabbage is one of the most popular varieties in our country, along with the Galician, savoy and pointed cabbage.
It plays a leading role in European vegetable gardens and has been consumed since prehistoric times. In addition to the nutrients and sustenance it provides for many families, it is also used for medicinal purposes. Portuguese cabbage has several valuable nutritional properties that include a good quantity of Vitamin C, iron, calcium, magnesium, iodine, and potassium. It is the queen of traditional recipes such as Feijoada, Cozido à Portuguesa and Caldo Verde.