Easy Sauteed Cabbage is the perfect quick and delicious side dish for any meal. Using only a few ingredients and taking 10 minutes of your time, you can't go wrong with this super flavorful and affordable recipe!
One of my favorite things in the entire world is when a handful of super simple ingredients work together to create a magically delicious and versatile recipe. Sauteed Cabbage is one of those recipes! I mean, who ever thinks cabbage as a deliciously flavorful food? No one! But when you saute it with butter, garlic and seasonings? It is irresistibly delicious and it goes perfectly with any meal. Healthy Burgers with Sweet Potato Buns, Creamy Mushroom Chicken, Crockpot Pork Loin with Apples and basically every other meal on the planet pairs well with Sauteed Cabbage.
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HOW TO MAKE SAUTEED CABBAGE
Sauteed cabbage is so easy to make as a side dish to any meal! Follow these simple steps:
Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the cabbage, 4 cloves of garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (if using). Season with salt and pepper.
Cook stirring occasionally over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is starting to brown and garlic is fragrant. Serve warm! THAT'S IT, folks!
HOW TO CARAMELIZE CABBAGE
When you saute green cabbage it transforms into delicious caramelized cabbage. Follow these instructions, friends!
Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
Add the garlic, shredded cabbage and seasonings.
Cook, stirring frequently, until the cabbage is tender and lightly browned and the garlic is fragrant (this will take 5-7 minutes).
TIPS: HOW TO MAKE THE BEST CABBAGE SIDE DISH
Replace all or a portion of the green cabbage with red cabbage. YUM!
Replace all or a portion of the butter with olive oil. It tastes just as great!
Cooking cabbage is super easy and will produce one of the easiest, most delicious side dishes you'll ever make.
Add herbs of your choice to season this side dish just the way you want it. Add thyme, parsley, cumin, chives, oregano or whatever your heart desires!
WHICH SEASONINGS GO BEST WITH CABBAGE
I tend to stick with the simplest-is-best philosophy when it comes to seasoning vegetables. I love adding salt, pepper, garlic and cayenne pepper for an added kick. However, there are many other spices to explore in this delicious world of ours, so here are a few other flavors that will taste great with sauteed cabbage:
Red pepper flakes
RECIPES TO MAKE USING CABBAGE
Cabbage is SO SIMPLE yet so deliciously versatile! There's a variety of yummy dishes that it tastes absolutely delicious with, including Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup, Reuben Grilled Cheese and well, the simple cabbage side you find here!
GOOD SIDE DISH IDEAS
Check out a few of my other favorite easy, healthy sides!
Enjoy this delicious Sauteed Cabbage, friends. Let me know how it turns out for you!