Vegan Parmesan Roasted Cabbage with Pine Nuts

This is a wonderful, healthy side dish to go along-side any entree. Parmesan Roasted Cabbage with Pine Nuts is seasoned simply with salt, pepper, and parmesan.

Roasting brings out the naturals sugars while retaining nutrients in vegetables. It is one of the healthiest cooking methods since it uses heat to soften vegetables. Roasting doesn’t require adding butter or oil which can add significant amounts of fat and calories.

As well roasting vegetables is better than other methods of cooking. Boiling vegetables causes a greater nutrient loss than roasting. Cooking vegetables in water robs them of some of their nutritional value because the nutrients leach out into the cooking water. Additionally, stir-frying and microwaving causes significant losses of chlorophyll and vitamin C and significant decreases of total soluble proteins.

You’ll Need:

  • 1 cabbage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese


  1. Wash cabbage and slice into 1-inch thick slices.
  2. Place on a sheet tray and sprinkle salt, pepper, pine nuts, and parmesan over the top.
  3. Roast at 425 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.