Cabbage Au Gratin


This recipe has boiled cabbage, smothered in a creamy white sauce, layers of cheese, then topped with more white sauce and bread crumbs. Yummy anytime.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
6 servings


  • 2 medium heads cabbage, quartered with hearts removed

  • 4 quarts boiling water

  • ½ cup margarine

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 12 slices American cheese

  • 1 cup bread crumbs (Optional)

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  2. Place cabbage in a large pot of boiling water. Cook until tender, drain and set aside.

  3. Melt butter in a saucepan, then add flour stirring constantly. Gradually add 2 cups of milk. Stir on medium heat until thickened.

  4. Layer cabbage in bottom of the prepared baking dish. Pour 1/3 of white sauce over cabbage. Arrange six slices of cheese on that. Repeat, ending with white sauce.

  5. Bake in an oven at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 45 minutes or until bubbly and browned. Let stand 5 minutes. Slice and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

572 Calories
36g Fat
43g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 572
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 15g 76%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 1258mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 111mg 555%
Calcium 589mg 45%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 795mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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