Lucky Pork and Cabbage Recipes
The holiday season brings us many customs, and New Year’s Day has a tradition of eating certain foods to bring good luck into the new year. The tradition varies from culture to culture, but all share a theme of gathering with people you love to celebrate and look forward to the upcoming year. In the United States and parts of Europe, a standard meal is pork and cabbage, while other families eat corned beef and cabbage or black-eyed peas and collard greens.
Eating 12 grapes on New Year’s Eve is customary in Spain – one for each clock chime. Japanese families prepare a traditional New Year’s meal with colorful dishes that symbolize health, happiness, and longevity. Pork and cabbage meals are a favorite in my home, and this post brings you several family favorites to try. Make a new tradition in your home with one of these delicious recipes.
Make-Ahead Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Flavorful & Healthy Marinade
Extra Crispy Roasted Shaved Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage and Pomegranate Superfood Salad
What Vegetables are in the Cabbage Family?
The cabbage family includes the traditional head of red and green cabbage, but some other members include:
- Bok Choy
- Brussels Sprouts
Special Occasion Dinners
Are you looking for more special occasion meals? These carefully planned and curated recipe lists will simplify your meal planning.