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    The 35 BEST Cabbage Recipes

    If you’re wondering how to cook cabbage, you’ve come to the right place!

    We’ve compiled this list of easy Cabbage Recipes so you always have plenty of ways to prepare that super budget friendly veggie.

    You’ll find great meals like soups and stews, salads and stir fry dishes, stuffed cabbage, tacos, and so much more in this great Cabbage Recipes list!

    Cook your way through all of these great cabbage recipes. We’re sure some will become new family favorites!

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    The Best Cabbage Recipes:

    1. Classic Coleslaw

    There are a lot of Coleslaw recipes out there, but this is the best hands down! Just a quick chop and mix is all it takes to make this iconic side dish.

    This Classic Coleslaw is essential for all your upcoming cookouts and potlucks. It’s creamy and crunchy, and goes with all of your summertime favorites.

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    2. Creole Coleslaw

    You will love this creamy Creole Coleslaw recipe! It has a little bit of kick to it, but not too much. This slaw is colorful, vibrant, and has a lot of zip from Creole mustard and Creole seasoning.

    Make this super easy Creole Coleslaw in just 5 minutes, it goes perfectly with any meal as a side dish.

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    3. Meaty Cabbage Soup

    This pot happens when you dream of food magically getting ready while asking very little out of you. It has very simple ingredients, mainly some meat and cabbage.

    How can it be so “slurp worthy”? Somehow it is, cooked low and slow for hours with few flavor enhancers. You end up with a delicious bowl of meaty cabbage goodness.

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    4. Southern Braised Chicken with Black Eyed Peas

    Southern Braised Chicken is the newest addition to your comfort food repertoire. It’s hearty and full of cozy flavors.

    With just a few humble ingredients and a few minutes of hands on time, you’ll have a dish the whole family is going to love.

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    5. Egg Roll in a Bowl

    This quick and easy dish is perfect for busy weeknights. How can you beat anything that tastes super awesome, like classic egg roll, and can be on the table in 15 minutes? No carbs… No problem.

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    6. Curtido (Salvadorian Slaw)

    This easy Curtido recipe is a staple in Salvadorian cuisine, especially as an accompaniment to Pupusas. 

    It’s a simple vinegar based slaw made of cabbage, carrots and onions that can add a bright tang to many of your favorite meals.

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    7. Caldo de Res (Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup)

    Melt in your mouth beef simmered for hours in a beautifully flavored, yet delicately tasty, bone broth with loads of varied colorful vegetables cooked to perfection… served in your biggest available bowl to accommodate all the goodies.

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    8. Cabbage and Sausage Skillet

    You are going to love the simplicity of this cabbage and sausage skillet. It all comes together in under 30 minutes.

    Serve with rice or noodles, or on its own for a low carb dinner.

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    9. Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

    This easy Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage takes next to no effort, and results in perfectly tender, melt in your mouth beef.

    Just a few ingredients, and about five minutes of your time, is all you need to make this mouthwatering crockpot corned beef dinner.

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    10. Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Gỏi Gà Bắp Cải)

    This is not your usual chicken salad. It’s almost like a shredded slaw, but with amazingly tasty dressing and the goodness of chicken.

    Look at the colors and textures and you will guess all the jam packed flavors in this heaping mound of salad called Gỏi gà bắp cải, or just Gỏi gà.

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    11. Egg Roll Soup

    This Egg Roll Soup is everything you dream about in your beloved egg roll, but in a cozy, delicious soupified way.

    When craving for that favorite Asian appetizer without wrapping and frying, here is a healthy sub for your egg roll fix.

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    12. Tuna Tataki Bowl

    This quick and easy Albacore Tuna Tataki Bowl is full of your favorite Asian flavors. Skip the sushi restaurant and make this great meal in your own home.

    Ready in about 20 minutes, it’s a light and refreshing meal.

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    13. Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

    This Teriyaki Chicken Bowl is absolutely Irresist-A-Bowl! Tender juicy chicken, glistening in a tasty sauce, alongside Asian coleslaw.

    All this on a bed of hot rice… and yes, how can we forget that creamy avocado? All this sprinkled with sesame nuttiness.

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    14. Okonomiyaki

    Okonomiyaki are savory Japanese pancakes made with cabbage, scallions, and various meats or seafood. This homemade recipe is a healthy and tasty spin on the Japanese classic.

    You may have never heard of it, but this okonomiyaki may end up being a mainstay on your dinner table.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    15. Cabbage Steaks

    These easy baked cabbage steaks can serve as an appetizer, side, or meatless main dish. Baked with Asian seasonings, they are as delicious as they are simple.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    16. Air Fryer Egg Rolls

    Egg rolls are a staple appetizer or side dish at every Chinese takeout restaurant.

    This recipe shows you how to make your own perfectly crispy and delicious in your air fryer, without the grease and mess.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    17. Sautéed Cabbage

    Now here is something super simple, sautéed cabbage.

    Using just a few ingredients, and taking about 20 minutes, it’s an easy and tasty side dish that goes with a variety of mains.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    18. Colcannon

    Colcannon is one of the most famous Irish recipes. Mashed potatoes and cabbage, it’s a great comfort food side dish!

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    19. Irishman’s Beef Brisket Burrito

    This hearty burrito is our new favorite breakfast! With beef brisket and cabbage, it’s a fun Irish/Mexican fusion.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    20. Golbusti

    Golbusti is a traditional Ukrainian cabbage roll that is stuffed with ground meat and rice, then cooked in marinara sauce.

    This unique dish is a must try for cabbage lovers!

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    21. Crockpot Cabbage Rolls

    This slow cooker twist on cabbage rolls is going to be one of your new go to cabbage recipes.

    Filled with generously seasoned ground pork, and smothered with tomato sauce, they go great with mashed potatoes.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    22. Instant Pot Hawaiian Chicken Tacos

    We love these Hawaiian chicken tacos! The chicken is cooked in the instant pot, and the tacos are loaded with a great cabbage based slaw. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    23. Cheesy Cabbage Casserole

    This cheesy cabbage casserole, topped with crispy ritz crackers, is going to become one of your new favorite side dishes.

    It goes great with a variety of sides, and the kids will love the cheesiness.

    Get the Recipe @ melissassouthernstylekitchen

    24. Curried Cabbage

    Give your sautéed cabbage an exotic twist with this curried cabbage recipe.

    It’s full of flavor and only takes about half an hour.

    Get the Recipe @ budgetbytes

    25. Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

    If you love cabbage rolls but find them a hassle, try them unstuffed.

    It’s a great hack when you want dinner on the table in a hurry, about 25 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    26. Citrus Cabbage Salad

    This light and refreshing citrus salad is a great side dish for all of your favorite grilled meats. Bring it to your next barbecue party or potluck.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    27. Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

    This recipe is a neat twist on lettuce wraps, this time replacing the green with cabbage.

    They have great Thai flavors, and the peanut sauce is outstanding!

    Get the Recipe @ cookieandkate

    28. Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry

    Stir fry dishes are always a great way to get in tons of veggies. This one is no exception.

    It’s a quick, easy and affordable dish that you will come back to.

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    29. Chicken Cabbage Savory Pirog

    Chicken, veggies and stuffed in a tender dough, then baked… that’s Ukranian pirog.

    Give this traditional recipe a try in your own kitchen.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    30. Cabbage Roll Casserole

    This recipe takes all the great flavors you love in stuffed cabbage rolls and converts them in to casserole form.

    It’s a one pot dish the whole family will want again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    31. Stuffed Cabbage Sloppy Joes

    These Stuffed Cabbage Sloppy Joes are a fun twist on your childhood favorite.

    It’s an unstuffed cabbage roll on a bun. Make a big batch and serve them at your next gathering, the guests will love them!

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    32. Cajun Cabbage and Noodle

    This dish with cabbage, egg noodles and smoked sausage is a simple, delicious and budget friendly meal to cook for your family.

    It has great flavors and only takes about 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ budgetbytes

    33. Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

    You will love this Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup so much!

    The soup has so much flavor, the meat is more tender than on its own with cabbage and potatoes on the side. You will not regret making this hearty soup.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    34. Cabbage Pakora

    Cabbage Pakora is Indian fried cabbage. It’s a popular street food or appetizer.

    This recipe is in the South Indian style.

    Get the Recipe @ swasthisrecipes

    35. Grilled Cabbage Wedges

    We’re wrapping up our list of cabbage recipes with this Grilled Cabbage wedge. Ready in about 10 minutes, grilling gives your cabbage extra flavors.

    Try this for your next cookout!

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    Wow, who knew cabbage was so versatile? The only question now is, which one of these easy cabbage recipes do you feel like tonight?

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    The35 BEST Cabbage Recipes

    Add some budget friendly veggie power to your plate with these easy Cabbage Recipes. We love this hearty cabbage soup:


    • 2 Tbsp oil
    • 1lb ground beef
    • 1lb pork sausage
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 4-5 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 1 15oz can diced tomato
    • 2 tsp dried oregano
    • 2 tsp dried thyme
    • 1 tsp cumin
    • 1 tsp red chili flakes
    • 6-7 cups cabbage, shredded or chopped
    • 4 cups beef broth
    • Salt & pepper to taste


    1. Heat oil in soup pot on medium high heat and sauté onion and garlic. After 2-3 minutes, stir in meats and cook for 4-5 minutes till they become brown.

    2. Add in spices and herbs along with diced tomatoes. Combine well. Add in broth, salt, pepper and cabbage and stir well. Bring it to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 25-30 minutes, till cabbage is soft and tender.

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