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Affordable, nutritious, delicious, and available in stores year-round, cabbage is one of the most underrated vegetables on the market! Whether you serve corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day, whip up a skillet of fried cabbage for an easy side dish with dinner, or offer a traditional coleslaw recipe at your next cookout, these popular cabbage recipes are perfect for every season.

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Table of Contents
  1. Most Popular 5-Star Cabbage Recipes
  2. Dinner Recipes with Cabbage
  3. Cooked Cabbage Sides
  4. Cabbage Salad Recipes

Bring your family and friends together around the table with these easy cabbage recipes that taste delicious and won’t break the bank! From soups and stir-fries to chopped salads and roasted sides, there are so many simple and delicious ways to enjoy this healthy, flavorful vegetable.

Check out these Top 5 Readers’ Favorite cabbage recipes!

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One Skillet “Egg Roll in a Bowl”

All of the delicious flavors of your favorite fried Chinese restaurant appetizer come together in a lighter, faster, one skillet meal! This “Egg Roll in a Bowl” is a quick and healthy dinner that’s ready in about 20 minutes!

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Dump-and-Bake Corned Beef and Cabbage

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or cozy up on a cold winter evening with a flavorful meal of Corned Beef and Cabbage! Just dump the ingredients in one pot and let the beef, carrots, potatoes, and cabbage slowly roast for an easy and comforting dinner — with just 10 minutes of prep. You can make it in the slow cooker, too!

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Fried Cabbage with Apples and Onion

A simple, nourishing, and flavorful side dish is ready in just minutes! This vegetarian fried cabbage with apples and onions is made without bacon, but you can certainly add some for even more smoky, hearty flavor. Serve the cabbage and apples alongside roast chicken, meatloaf, pot roast, pork with cider gravy, or chicken and stuffing casserole for a cozy fall dinner.

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Vinegar Coleslaw

A sweet and tangy old-fashioned Vinegar Coleslaw is the perfect easy side dish to serve with pulled pork, barbecue ribs, grilled chicken and fried fish. The vinegar based coleslaw adds an acidic element that perfectly balances rich, meat-based entrees. Serve it at your next cookout, potluck, or Sunday supper, because this popular Southern vinegar slaw is always a crowd favorite!

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Cabbage Roll Casserole

Total comfort food! This cabbage roll casserole is a nutritious dinner that’s full of flavor. With ground beef, tomato soup, veggies, rice, bacon, and cheese, the dish includes all of the ingredients from my great grandmother’s Polish stuffed cabbage rolls — with none of the rolling and stuffing required! Pair the cozy unstuffed cabbage roll casserole with a side of cornbread, 3-ingredient buttermilk biscuits, or a basket of blueberry muffins.

Dinner Recipes with Cabbage

So many different dinner entrees include cabbage as an important ingredient. Here are some of our favorites:

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Crockpot Cabbage Soup with Hamburger

It doesn’t get much easier than a healthy, nourishing pot of Grandma’s crockpot cabbage soup with hamburger, beans, and loads of veggies. Prep a big batch in advance and stash it in the fridge or freezer for easy lunches and satisfying dinners on chilly days.

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Sausage and Cabbage

This easy Sausage and Cabbage is a delicious one pot meal that’s ready for the table in about 30 minutes! Smoked sausage is tossed with fried cabbage for a simple and hearty dinner that’s full of flavor.

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Dump-and-Bake Egg Roll Casserole

With just 5 minutes of prep, this dump-and-bake egg roll casserole is an easy dinner that cooks in one dish! There’s no need to pre-cook the rice or the veggies — just stir everything together and pop it in the oven. All of the delicious flavors of your favorite fried Chinese restaurant appetizer come together in a lighter, faster, one-dish meal!

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20-Minute Bratwurst Sandwiches

These easy stovetop bratwurst sandwiches make a flavorful and simple weeknight dinner that’s ready in less than 30 minutes! Also perfect for Game Day, the beer brats are delicious on toasted buns with sweet and sour cabbage or sauerkraut, onions, and mustard. Serve the sandwiches with a side of applesauce, German potato salad, soft pretzels, or a crisp green salad, and wash it all down with a cold beer!

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Honey Lime Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

The whole family will love these zesty and flavorful honey lime slow cooker pulled pork tacos with a fresh pineapple slaw! You can also use the tender shredded meat in burrito bowls, on salads, or with nachos.

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Ground Beef Stir Fry with Cabbage

Whip up this easy ground beef stir fry for a quick, healthy dinner in less than 30 minutes! With plenty of cabbage, mushrooms, carrots, onion, and garlic in a sweet-and-savory sauce, the meal tastes like a cross between moo shu pork and an egg roll!

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Healthy Chicken Chow Mein

This healthy chicken chow mein recipe is a classic Chinese-inspired dish that you can feel good about feeding your family! Packed with veggies, protein, and pasta, this complete meal comes together easily thanks to a simple sauce and a quick stir-fry method.

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20-Minute Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos

Not only are they delicious, but these simple and healthy Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos bake on one tray and are ready from start to finish in less than 30 minutes! With quick clean-up, nutritious ingredients, and kid-friendly taste, it’s a weeknight dinner that will become a regular in your meal planning routine.

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Crock Pot Pork Loin, Apples, and Cabbage

Tender and juicy, this Crock Pot pork loin roast transforms an affordable cut of meat into a delicious comfort food dinner. With flavorful cabbage and apples in the same slow cooker, all you need is cornbread or biscuits on the side!

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Easy Fish Tacos with Slaw

These easy fish tacos with a creamy cilantro lime slaw take advantage of frozen fish sticks for a shortcut dinner that’s ready in just 20 minutes! Serve the crispy fried fish tacos with tortillas and all of your favorite toppings — like sour cream, tomatoes, cilantro, cheese, and avocado. They’re delicious alongside tortilla chips, salsa, guacamole, or grilled fresh corn!

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Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

My Polish grandmother’s recipe for stuffed cabbage rolls is an old-fashioned dinner that stands the test of time. Cabbage leaves are filled with meat and rice and then cooked in a sweet tomato sauce for a classic crowd-pleasing meal! Pair them with cucumber dill salad, potato pancakes, mashed potatoes, or sauerkraut.

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Southern Ham Bone Soup

An old-fashioned classic, this easy ham bone soup recipe is a nourishing and satisfying supper that’s full of flavor! Smoky and rich, the homemade soup comes together quickly on the stovetop or in the Crock Pot (no soaking the beans). Delicious with a side of cast iron skillet cornbread!

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Stuffed Cabbage Roll in a Bowl

All of the delicious flavors of your favorite old fashioned dish come together in a lighter, faster, one skillet meal! This Stuffed Cabbage Roll in a Bowl is a quick and healthy dinner with just 10 minutes of prep!

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Sheet Pan Cabbage Potatoes and Sausage

You can’t beat the ease of a one-pan dinner! Here the cabbage, potatoes, and sausage cook together on a single tray until they’re crisp, golden brown, and flavorful.

Cooked Cabbage Sides

In addition to our favorite fried cabbage featured above, these other cooked cabbage side dish recipes are always welcome at the table.

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Braised Cabbage with Apples and Bacon

This German-inspired braised cabbage with apples, bacon, and onion is an easy side dish that pairs perfectly with almost any entrée. The combination of apple cider vinegar, bacon, onion, and apples yields a sweet-and-sour red cabbage recipe that has been a favorite for generations!

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Roasted Cabbage

These easy Roasted Cabbage slices are a delicious, healthy side dish recipe with just 10 minutes of prep! The perfectly seasoned garlic roasted cabbage wedges are golden brown, tender and sweet, with flavorful, crispy edges. A tasty addition to any dinner!

Cabbage Salad Recipes

When the weather is hot or when you’re enjoying a warm, savory dish, a crisp, cool, cabbage salad or slaw can perfectly balance the meal.

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Easy Coleslaw Dressing

This easy creamy Coleslaw Dressing comes together in about 5 minutes with just a handful of ingredients that you probably already have on hand! Pair this delicious side dish recipe with all of your favorite summer cookout dishes — from barbecue to burgers, it’s always a hit!

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Traditional Coleslaw Recipe {KFC Copycat!}

This traditional coleslaw recipe features finely shredded cabbage and carrots that are tossed in a sweet, creamy, and tangy dressing. The classic side dish tastes just like the KFC coleslaw recipe! Serve it with fried chicken, pulled pork barbecue, fried shrimp, crab cakes, and cornbread.

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Ramen Noodle Salad (Chinese Coleslaw)

I first tasted a ramen noodle salad at a church potluck over 10 years ago, and I was instantly hooked. With crisp shredded cabbage and carrots, toasted almonds, and crunchy ramen noodles in a sweet and savory sesame dressing, this Chinese coleslaw is the perfect addition to almost any potluck, picnic, or cookout.

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Fennel Salad with Apples & Creamy Cider Dressing

This sweet and tangy shaved Fennel Salad with apples and cabbage is tossed in a creamy apple cider dressing for the most flavorful, tasty side dish! Serve the crisp, cool slaw with roasted pork, BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, roast chicken and a side of cornbread. The easy salad is especially good in the fall and winter when fennel is at its best!


Hey, I’m Blair!

Welcome to my farmhouse kitchen in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Inspired by local traditions and seasonal fare, you’ll find plenty of easy, comforting recipes that bring your family together around the table. It’s down-home, country-style cooking!

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