Cabbage Juice is a great vegetable juice that can help with tummy troubles including ulcers. This recipe includes apple and carrots to help add natural sweetness and balance the flavors of the juice. Make this juice in a blender or a juicer.

A glass of cabbage juice in front of a halved cabbage head.

Cabbages have been studied to help treat inflammation and digestive issues. It’s not only a very nutritious food, but it’s very inexpensive and easy to find. 

Both green and red cabbages are grown throughout the year in many parts of the world. It’s a hearty vegetable that is worth adding to your diet.

If you don’t want to eat cabbage or go to the trouble of cooking it, try it in this delicious and healthy Cabbage Juice recipe. I’ll show you how to make it in a blender or a juicer.

Why You Need This Recipe

  • The ingredients for this Cabbage Juice are inexpensive and easy to find at most grocery stores. And, don’t worry, the juice is actually very mild and tasty!
  • You don’t need any fancy equipment for this recipe. Don’t have a juicer? Use a blender instead.
  • Feel free to add other ingredients that you have on hand and want to use up. This recipe is very versatile and forgiving. 

Key Ingredients

Washed cabbage heads.

Cabbage makes the base of the juice. Don’t worry, juiced cabbage is not bitter or pungent. It’s actually quite mild and tasty, especially when blended with the other ingredients. You can use green cabbage or red or purple cabbage.

Cabbage is part of the cruciferous vegetables family and has many health benefits. Whether you eat cabbage or drink raw cabbage juice, you’re going to get a lot of nutritional value including vitamin C and vitamin K.

A head of cabbage is usually only a few dollars and has low calories.

Apple pairs amazingly well with cabbage and adds some natural sweetness to this juice. You can use a red or a green apple.

Cucumber adds more hydration to the recipe and balances the cabbage.

Ginger adds a little extra zing and kick in flavor. 

What You’ll Need to Make This Recipe

1. Blender or Juicer

It’s easy to use either piece of equipment. It just depends which you have on hand! If you don’t have a cold press juicer, then you can use a high speed blender with some filtered water to help it blend.

See my list of the best juicer blenders, best Breville juices, or best Omega juicers.

Recipe Steps

Let me show you how to make this yummy Cabbage Juice recipe!

Step One

Wash and chop your veggies so they fit in a large blender or juicer.

Step Two

Add all ingredients to your chosen machine, adding water if using a blender.

Step Three

Blend until smooth or run through the juicer per directions.

Step Four

Strain through a nut milk bag, chill, and serve! The juice will have a more pleasant flavor if it is served chilled as opposed to room temperature.

Two calls glasses of green cabbage juice.

Recipe Tips & Substitutions

  • You can easily double or triple this recipe for more servings.
  • Fresh juice is best served right after it’s made. But, it can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • This juice is very versatile! Feel free to adapt the ingredients. For instance, you can include celery instead of cucumber. Mint or lemon juice are also great additions. If you don’t want the juice to be sweet, feel free to leave out the apple. 
  • And, yes, you can use whatever type of cabbage you like to make the juice. Green cabbage will yield a green juice and red cabbage will yield a lovely red-hued juice.

Recipe FAQs

Can cabbage juice cure ulcers?

Believe it or not, but there is actual scientific research that shows that drinking fresh cabbage juice can help resolve peptic ulcers or a troubled tummy. Cabbage may also have a beneficial effect on gut health.

What’s the best type of cabbage to use to make juice?

You can use whatever type of cabbage you like to make juice. Try to find one that is fresh and firm without any mushy or brown spots.

Can cabbage juice help with weight loss?

Vegetable juices can aid in weight loss if they are used in place of sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas. See my whole list of the best juices for weigh loss.

Will cabbage juice give me digestive problems?

Eating raw cabbage may lead to an increase in gas or bloating due to the high fiber content. Drinking cabbage juice is less likely to bother your digestive system because the fiber has been removed. However, if you have irritable bowel syndrome or other issues, you may wish to speak to you healthcare provider before consuming cabbage juice.

A tall glass of red cabbage juice.
Red cabbage juice.

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A glass of cabbage juice in front of a halved cabbage head.

Cabbage Juice

Cabbage Juice is a great vegetable juice that can help with tummy troubles including ulcers. This recipe includes apple and carrots to help add natural sweetness and balance the flavors of the juice. Make this juice in a blender or a juicer.

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1/4 of a medium red or purple cabbage
  • 1 apple, red or green
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 lemon, peeled and sliced
  • 1 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 cup water (if using a blender to make the juice)

Instructions

  1. Cut the cabbage, apple, and cucumber into large pieces that will fit through the feeding tube of a juicer. If you will be using a blender to make your juice, then cut your produce into smaller pieces than if you are using a juicer.
  2. If you are using a juicer, then run the vegetable and fruit pieces through the juicer. Collect the juice in a pitcher and serve immediately.
  3. If you are using a food processor or blender, add the cabbage, apple, cucumber, lemon, ginger, and water to the base. Blend or process on high for 20-30 seconds, or until the mixture is smooth. 
  4. Then, pour the blended juice through a nut milk bag, squeezing it from the top down to drain the juice into a pitcher. Discard the collected pulp, or save it and use it for another purpose.
  5. Serve the juice immediately.

Notes

  1. You can easily double or triple this recipe for more servings.
  2. Fresh juice is best served right after it’s made. But, it can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  3. This juice is very versatile! Feel free to adapt the ingredients. For instance, you can include celery instead of cucumber. Mint is also a great addition. If you don’t want the juice to be sweet, feel free to leave out the apple. 

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