Sauteed Cabbage Recipe

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!

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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 it gets sauteed 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 do you caramelize cabbage?

When you saute cabbage it transforms into delicious caramelized cabbage:

  • Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat.

  • Add the garlic, shredded cabbage and seasonings.

  • Cook, stirring frequently, until the cabbage is soft and lightly browned and the garlic is fragrant (this will take 5-7 minutes).

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What seasonings go best with cabbage?

I tend to go with the simplest-is-best philosophy when it comes to seasoning vegetables, so I stick with basic 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 cabbage:

  • Thyme

  • Parsley

  • Cumin

  • Ginger

  • Celery Seed

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What are some good side dish ideas?

Check out a few of my other favorite easy, healthy sides! Roasted Parmesan Green Beans, Rice and Veggies and Roasted Sweet Potatoes!

Enjoy this delicious Sauteed Cabbage, friends. Let me know how it turns out for you!

Sauteed+Cabbage
cabbage, sides
Sides, Side Dish
American
Yield: 6

Sauteed Cabbage

prep time: 3 minscook time: 7 minstotal time: 10 mins

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!

ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 of a head of cabbage, shredded
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

instructions:

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add cabbage, garlic, cayenne pepper (if using), salt and pepper.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until cabbage has softened and garlic is fragrant. Serve warm!
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