17 Cabbage Recipes You'll Actually Crave

Thought this veggie was bland and boring? Think again! We've rounded up our best cabbage recipes—and they're all flavorful and delicious.

May 04, 2023

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Our Best Ideas for Cabbage

Whether you're a cabbage newbie and need a few tips for cooking it perfectly or an expert who knows how to grow cabbage and uses your harvest in everything from coleslaw to cabbage steaks, this crunchy, cruciferous gem deserves a spot on your menu! We've got plenty of recipe ideas for both green and red cabbage but think this sauteed version (using the bright red variety) is a good starting place. It's a simple dish that's as pretty as it is delicious—and sure to be enjoyed by all!

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Stuffed Cabbage with Tomato Sauce

Get saucy with this stuffed cabbage recipe! For the perfect roll, don't forget to slice off the rib on each piece before you roll — giving yourself a nice, flat leaf to work with.

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Sauteed Cabbage

Sometimes you just need a sweet and salty crunch to munch on. Here's one that's full of good-for-you cabbage!

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Melting Cabbage

Raw cabbage is often the star of coleslaw, but when slow-cooked in a tomato-y white wine sauce, this vegetable is transformed into something else entirely—it's melt-in-your-mouth delicious! A bit of Parmesan rind adds umami to the sauce (it's a classic Italian trick). Serve this quick one-skillet recipe as a side dish or the main event.

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Cabbage and Beet Slaw

Cabbage, beets, carrots — oh my! This trio of color serves up a delicious, earthy meal with vinegar, mustard and honey flavors bursting through the slaw. Yum!

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Quiche

A great way to use your leftover cabbage? Put it in a quiche! Throw in some corned beef and you've got a hearty (and crowd-pleasing) breakfast.

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Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

Speed up the process of the traditional corn beef and cabbage recipe with a pressure cooker. All the flavor, but so much speedier!

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Cabbage Soup

Need something healthy that's warm and satisfying? Try a bowl of this comforting soup – it's low on fat and calories!

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Wilted Cabbage Salad

Don’t know what to do with a head of cabbage? Slice it up and boil it for a dish with a fun, rippled, crunchy texture.

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One-Pan Brats and Cabbage

Celebrate Oktoberfest any month of the year with this one-pan recipe that’s easy to cook (and even easier to cleanup).

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Shaved Cabbage and Brussels Sprout Salad

A sweet and simple salad is a brilliant way to turn two nutritious veggies (Brussels sprouts and cabbage) into a vibrant and radiant dish.

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

This soup will cover all your bases when you're looking for a meal that's wholesome and filling, especially as the months get colder.

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Crisp Roasted Cabbage

To curb your crunchy-salty craving, reach for cabbage. Yes, cabbage! This crispy version is drizzled with duck-skin cracklings!

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Balsamic-Braised Red Cabbage

To brighten up a dinner table, cook this colorful dish. It's as easy as sauteing until tender and seasoning with salt and pepper.

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Cabbage-Potato Mash

The combo of sweet cabbage and creamy mashed potatoes makes for a comforting and savory side.

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Hungarian-Style Stuffed Cabbage

An explosion of herbs, spices and salty bacon gives this hearty, Hungarian-style dish a flavor that is impossible to resist.

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Cole Slaw

Robert really lets the cabbage shine in this classic recipe. He keeps it simple and uses just a handful of ingredients. Shredded cabbage is mixed with carrot and dressed in a sweet-and-tangy, mayo-based dressing. Don’t skip the celery seeds in this recipe. They’re small —but add big flavor!

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