Roasted Napa Cabbage with Tamari and Peanuts

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Roasting napa cabbage is a super-simple simple way to prepare this vegetable. You can find delicate napa cabbage at many supermarkets and any Asian market, and can sub Savoy cabbage if you can’t find napa.

1 head napa cabbage (about 1 pound)
2 tablespoons sesame oil
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons tamari (or soy sauce)
1 tablespoon dry-roasted peanuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Preheat oven to 450°F.

Cut the cabbage lengthwise into quarters, and place it on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with oil, using your hands to rub it all over the cabbage. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Roast 10-12 minutes, turning halfway through, until the base of the cabbage is tender when pierced with the top of a sharp knife. Drizzle with tamari, and serve garnished with peanuts and cilantro.

Serves 4

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 12 minutes