Versatile, tasty and a brilliant festive green, cavolo nero is a must-have ingredient this Christmas. Add a handful to seasonal favourites, like this delicious prawn cocktail recipe.

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 5 minutes

Serves: 4

Skill Level: Easy


  • ½ x 500g pack cavolo nero
  • 75g seafood sauce
  • 300g frozen cooked, peeled prawns, defrosted
  • 1.4 tsp sweet smoked paprika


  1. Cook the cavolo nero in boiling water for 5 minutes, cool under cold water and drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the seafood sauce and cranberry sauce together, stir in the prawns and season.
  3. Divide the cavolo nero between 4 glass serving dishes, top with the prawn mixture and sprinkle with paprika.

Christmas Cavolo Nero Recipes from Discover Great Veg.

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