Cabbage Green Juice

This Green Cabbage Juice is a Nutrient Powerhouse

  • by Robin Frey
5.0 from 12 Reviews

 

 

Vegetal and bold, this nutrient dense green juice features cabbage, kale, and swiss chard, and is perfectly balanced with lemon and green apple.

Yield 12 oz / 355 ml
Calories 80 cal
Yield and calories may vary depending on produce used and method of extraction.
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Time

Prep Time
03:00
Juice Time
03:00
Total Time
06:00

When it comes to juicing leafy vegetables, most people will gravitate towards adding kale, spinach, and mixed greens to their recipes. With so many great options, cabbage can easily be overlooked.

two glasses of green cabbage juice on a wooden cutting board

But if you’re looking for a solid, green veggie that is packed full of nutrients, cabbage is a great choice. That’s why today we’re sharing our unique and delicious raw cabbage juice recipe.

ingredients to make green cabbage juice, lemon, apple, celery, kale in a colander

This cabbage green juice recipe includes apple and lemon for taste, as well as kale, celery, and chard to really take the nutritional value to the next level.

Why We Love This Cabbage Juice

Whether you’re eating cabbage that is fermented, raw, or juiced, your body (and your customers) will thank you for the boost of valuable vitamins and nutrients.

Here are some major health benefits of drinking cabbage juice regularly:

  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • High in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin A, and Vitamin U.
  • Aids in Digestion.
  • Lowers blood pressure.
  • Improves heart health.
  • Boosts immune system.
  • Helps maintain weight loss.
  • Promotes detox in the body.
  • Assists in preventing stomach ulcers and peptic ulcers.
  • Packed with amino acids.

As always, we encourage you to experiment on your own with adding ingredients such as red cabbage, red apples, blueberries, or even oranges,just be mindful of the color… if you mix red and green ingredients you will get brown juice! One of the greatest parts about making your own fresh juice is that you can customize it to your liking.

two glasses of green juice with ingredients, cabbage, apple, celery, lemon

If you’re interested in creating your own custom juice recipes for your business, learn more about our juice consulting. Depending on your consulting package, our house chef and consultant, Ari, will create custom juice recipes, a cost analysis, recommended pricing, and more. 

Equipment note: We used the M-1 commercial juice press to make this juice recipe, but you can use pretty much any type of juicer. Just keep in mind that the quality will always be higher when using a juice press.

Learn more about the industry-leading commercial juicers we use to make our recipes.

Health Benefits

  • improves digestion
  • lowers cholesterol
  • antioxidant
  • cancer preventative
  • cardiovascular support
  • detoxifying

Ingredients

green cabbage 1.22 oz 35 g 2 medium leaves
green apple 8 oz 227 g 1 1/3 medium apples
chard 2.33 oz 66 g 1 1/2 leaves
kale 1.9 oz 54 g 3/4 cup, chopped
celery 1.33 oz 38 g 1 medium stalk
lemon 1.78 oz 50 g 1 small lemon

Directions

  1. Wash and weigh the produce. Make sure all of the dirt is removed from the kale and chard before putting it in your juicer.

  2. Quarter the lemon (leaving skin on) and place directly into the press. If you don’t have a juice press, peel the lemon and juice with the rest of the ingredients.

  3. Grind remaining ingredients together and press.

Pro Tips

  • Leave the stems on the leafy greens – they typically contain a lot of flavor and juice.

  • Avoid peeling the apples because the skin is high in antioxidents.

  • Experiment with using peeled lemons and with leaving the peels on, and notice the difference in flavor.

  • You can swap green cabbage for red cabbage if necessary, but the color won’t be quite as pretty.

  • You will want to use a white chard (green leaves, white stem) and not the rainbow chard or red chard as these variations will turn your juice an unpleasant color.

 

Want more healthy juice recipes? Browse our juicing recipes.

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28 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    First time using cabbage in green juice. Really good!

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  2. How much yield is expected from this juice? Is it a single serving? 12oz? 16 oz?

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    1. Yes, one 12oz serving

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  3. 5 stars
    Cabbage juice is my new fav

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  4. 5 stars
    why jt is called cabbage juice when green apple is more dominant?

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    1. Hi Natsuki,

      Great question! Our Chef Ari formulates these recipes by balancing the health benefits with the flavor profiles. It is hard to find a great tasting green juice recipe with cabbage, so we definitely wanted to include it in the name so people can find it. Cabbage has a very strong flavor and when a lot is consumed, it can cause abdominal discomfort in some people so our chef included just the right amount. In addition, most juices are created using a “base” juice. Green apple is the ingredient in this recipe that makes up the “base”. You can read more about how our chef formulates recipes in this article here: https://www.goodnature.com/blog/implementing-made-to-order-pressed-juicing/

      Happy Juicing! 🙂

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  5. what is the best ingredient to use when making cabbage juice for an ulcer patient

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    1. Hi Patience,

      Cabbage juice is known to be good for helping to heal ulcers. I would recommend increasing the amount of cabbage a bit if using this recipe. You can read more about remedies for ulcers here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/stomach-ulcer-remedies#TOC_TITLE_HDR_2

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  6. educative

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  7. 5 stars
    Good

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  8. 5 stars
    I have not yet tried juicing but I ran across this recipe while looking for foods and drinks that can help with inflammation as I have Lupus. I’m on a budget with limited space, time and energy, but I want to start juicing as I understand it can help with several of my Lupus related issues. Which juicer would you recommend?

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    1. Hi Susan,

      Juicing is a great way to help reduce inflammation. I too have inflammation and I am managing it with diet and supplements including a 5 oz juice every morning. I always say the best juicer is the one you will actually use…and it really depends on your budget. I will send you an email so we can chat further. 🙂

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  9. How to make fresh juice from cabbage?

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    1. Hi Roeb,

      This recipe is a great way to make juice from cabbage and here is another one: https://www.goodnature.com/recipes/red-cabbage-grape-juice/ Happy juicing!

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  10. 5 stars
    Cabbage juice very concentrated’needs something to make it more palatable but not too sweet as with apple ‘ thank you for the recepie’s it’s great to know that some people realise the importance of cabbage .

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    1. Thanks Elizabeth, glad you like the recipe 🙂

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  11. 5 stars
    I tried the cabbage juice today( 5/26/21 and loved it.

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    1. Awesome! Glad you liked it Jackson 🙂

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  12. 5 stars
    This recipe sounds good. I gave it to my friend in Indiana. She has a stomach ulcer
    and she appreciates this so much. I will tell she does on this recipe. Thank you so much.

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    1. You’re welcome Pherbia! Hope this helps your friend 🙂

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  13. 5 stars
    One has to get used to the taste. But, it’s highly nutritious, keeps everything moving.

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    1. So good for you!!

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  14. 5 stars
    Can this be made in bulk for the week, or at least for several days in advance?

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    1. Hi Melissa,

      The short answer is yes! If you are using a Goodnature juicer, this juice will last about 5 days in the refrigerator. There are a lot of factors that will determine how long a juice will last, like the type of juicer used, how fresh your produce is, etc. You can read more about that here: https://www.goodnature.com/blog/understanding-shelf-life-of-cold-pressed-juice/

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  15. 5 stars
    This mix has verry little cabbage in it! I find that grated cabbage loses it potency very quickly in air, within 20 minutes. I have doubts that a juice of cabbage alone would be storable.

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    1. Hi Jason,

      Cabbage has a very strong flavor and when a lot is consumed, it can cause abdominal discomfort in some people so our chef a small amount so that it tastes great and your body can get used to the cabbage. If you are purely drinking this juice for the benefits of the cabbage, I would recommend slowly increasing the amount of cabbage! Yes, you are correct, cabbage juice alone will not last long, apple and lemon do help to preserve it!

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  16. 5 stars
    I have been making cabbage juice for a month to help with digestion since I have very small gallstones in my gallbladder. I have lost 7 pounds. I was hoping to feel better by now as I am still very limited in what I can eat. How many months should I drink cabbage juice before I’m healed. I believe cabbage juice is the best for healing!

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    1. Hi Lisette,

      Glad to hear you are juicing for health! 🙂 Here are a few more options you might consider: Peppermint tea is known to ease gallbladder pain and improve gallbladder health. You might make juice recipes heavy with apple as some people believe that apple juice softens gallstones and makes them easy to pass. Check out this article for more ideas: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321026#ten-treatments Just a reminder that my suggestions are for informational and educational purposes only and do not substitute professional medical advice.

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