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Grilled Cabbage with Lemon Vinaigrette


Salt and pepper
2 small heads green cabbage, cut into 4 wedges through core (Leave the core intact so the cabbage wedges don’t fall apart on the grill)
2 teaspoons dried thyme
2 teaspoons red onion, finely minced
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest, plus 2 tablespoons juice
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


1. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon salt all over cabbage wedges and let sit for 45 minutes.

2. Combine thyme, red onion, honey, mustard, lemon zest and juice, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in small bowl. Slowly whisk in oil until incorporated. Reserve ¼ cup vinaigrette for serving.

3. Turn gas grill to high, cover, and heat grill until hot. Turn burners to medium. Clean and oil cooking grate. Brush 1 cut side of cabbage wedges with half of vinaigrette. Place cabbage on grill, vinaigrette side down, cover and grill until well browned, 7 to 10 minutes. Brush tops of wedges with remaining vinaigrette; flip, cover and grill until second side is well browned and fork-tender, 7 to 10 minutes.

4. Transfer cabbage to platter and drizzle with reserved vinaigrette. Season cabbage wedges with salt and pepper to taste.