Home of Cavolo Nero

Welcome to Discover Cavolo Nero where you will find all you need to know about this delicious member of the kale family.

This brilliant brassica, which originated in Italy and is now grown in Britain, has distinctive long, dark green, almost black leaves, and a marvellous rich, intense and slightly sweet flavour.

While cavolo nero – which literally translates as black cabbage – enjoys all the benefits of traditional kale, which has been championed by chefs, health experts and celebrities alike, it has a delicious taste all of its own.

Cavolo nero can be used in a host of dishes from soups through to main meals. Here you will find lots of easy and tasty recipes for cavolo nero as well as nutritional information and some fascinating facts and figures all about this brilliant brassica.


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Warm Winter Salad with Beetroot & Goats Cheese

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Warm Winter Salad with Beetroot & Goats Cheese

0 of 5 25 Minutes

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Tuscan Fish Stew

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Tuscan Fish Stew

0 of 5 12 Minutes

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Stir Fried Cavolo Nero with Pancetta & Peppers

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Stir Fried Cavolo Nero with Pancetta & Peppers

0 of 5 10 Minutes

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Smoked Haddock & Cavolo Nero Pie

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Smoked Haddock & Cavolo Nero Pie

0 of 5 20 Minutes

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Roasted Cod on Cavolo Nero

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Roasted Cod on Cavolo Nero

0 of 5 15 Minutes

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Roast Lamb with Braised Cavolo Nero

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Roast Lamb with Braised Cavolo Nero

0 of 5 10 Minutes

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Quinoa, Turkey & Cavolo Nero Salad

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Quinoa, Turkey & Cavolo Nero Salad

0 of 5 20 Minutes

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Prawn, Cavolo Nero & Noodle Soup

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Prawn, Cavolo Nero & Noodle Soup

0 of 5 5 Minutes

Cooks tip: Try using egg noodles and cooked chicken breast for an alternative.Read more

Mediterranean Soup with Cavolo Nero

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Mediterranean Soup with Cavolo Nero

0 of 5 15 Minutes

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Ham Hock & Cavolo Nero Crush

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Ham Hock & Cavolo Nero Crush

0 of 5 10 Minutes

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Cavolo Nero, Cranberry & Prawn Cocktail

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Cavolo Nero, Cranberry & Prawn Cocktail

0 of 5 5 Minutes

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Cavolo Nero Fish Pie

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Cavolo Nero Fish Pie

0 of 5 5 Minutes

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Cavolo Nero & Pesto Pasta

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Cavolo Nero & Pesto Pasta

0 of 5 10 Minutes

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Cavolo Nero Pizza with Tuna & Eggs

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Cavolo Nero Pizza with Tuna & Eggs

0 of 5 20 Minutes

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Cavolo Nero, Potato & Black Pudding Stack

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Cavolo Nero, Potato & Black Pudding Stack

0 of 5 15 Minutes

Cooks tip: For a vegetarian option, pan fry slices of halloumi cheese instead of black pudding, or simple replace it with grilled back bacon and a poached egg.Read more

Cavolo Nero Potato Cakes

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Cavolo Nero Potato Cakes

4 of 5 8 Minutes

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Cavolo Nero Roulade with Mushrooms

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Cavolo Nero Roulade with Mushrooms

4 of 5 15 Minutes

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Cavolo Nero Vodka Cocktail

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Cavolo Nero Vodka Cocktail

0 of 5 3 Minutes

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Cheesy Cavolo Nero Stuffed Jackets

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Cheesy Cavolo Nero Stuffed Jackets

0 of 5 105 Minutes

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Christmas Cavolo Nero & Sausagemeat Stuffing

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Christmas Cavolo Nero & Sausagemeat Stuffing

0 of 5 20 Minutes 16

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