This is a German recipe from my Grandmother. It's cabbage that is lightly browned in butter and mixed with egg noodles and browned lightly for a wonderful, hearty, and fast dish.

judi

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the egg noodles in the boiling water until the pasta is tender yet firm to the bite, about 5 minutes. Drain.

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  • While the noodles cook, melt the butter in a large skillet over low heat. Add the cabbage to the melted butter; season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until the cabbage begins to brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir the drained noodles into the cabbage; cook and stir until the noodles begin to brown, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

690 calories; protein 19g 38% DV; carbohydrates 93g 30% DV; fat 28.2g 43% DV; cholesterol 155.1mg 52% DV; sodium 227.8mg 9% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
10/13/2009
This was delicious! I cut up an onion and two cloves of fresh garlic which I added to the cabbage and 1/2 stick of butter. When the noodles were done, I added a tablespoon of butter to the noodles before adding them to the cabbage mixture. I will make this again and maybe cut up a small ham steak to add a little meat to this dish. Thank you for the recipe! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
02/24/2010
Don't make this if you aren't absolutely crazy about cooked cabbage. I had my hopes too high for my kids liking this. Fine if you for sure like cooked cabbage doubt we will make this again though. Did make as directed. Read More
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276 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 183
  • 4 star values: 68
  • 3 star values: 18
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
10/13/2009
This was delicious! I cut up an onion and two cloves of fresh garlic which I added to the cabbage and 1/2 stick of butter. When the noodles were done, I added a tablespoon of butter to the noodles before adding them to the cabbage mixture. I will make this again and maybe cut up a small ham steak to add a little meat to this dish. Thank you for the recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/29/2009
Great easy recipe I fried the cabbage and onions together for well over 30 minutes and then added the cooked noodles for another 30 minutes. Tasted just like the cabbage and noodles cooked by the "church ladies" at the summer picnics Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/01/2009
The very definition of comfort food!!! Sometimes I'll back off the butter (just a little) and make up the difference with olive oil. A little bit of smoked sausage in with cabbage really works too as a main course. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/11/2010
This is very similar to an old family recipe minus a few extra steps that I think really bump this dish from just okay to something more special(deserving of five stars): Add up to a teaspoon of dried FENNEL SEEDS(think predominant flavor in italian sausage) and a teaspoon of SUGAR to the melted butter. The sugar allows for bits of cabbage to get slightly caramelized. I always cooks the noodles al dente and add them to the cabbage to get a little caramelized themselves. Often times I add some chopped LEEK, ONION, or colored PEPPERS if I have them on hand. Adding some purple cabbage really enhances the visual appeal of the dish. If I have them, I also prefer using spaetzle noodles or fresh frozen egg noodles (chewier consistency). Lastly, a sprinkle of freshly grated PARMESAN on top adds a nice little extra and a bit of protein. Oh, and I never use even half a stick of butter for this amount of cabbage and noodles and I don't miss it. Keeps the fat to a minimum. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/27/2009
My dad was a Marine who spent a good bit of time in Germany. He fixed this a lot when I was a child and this recipe was the perfect recreation of those memories. A wonderful, tasty, and above all else SIMPLE dish. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/17/2011
this was delicious! i made some changes to turn this into a yummy dinner. i fried up some sliced kielbasa diced onions and minced garlic. i set that aside and cooked the cabbage in the same pan. my suggestion would be to fry the cabbage in batches so that it browns easier. i also think i will use a little less butter next time. thanks for sharing this recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/26/2009
I grew up with this dish! We used to sprinkle a small amount of caraway seed into the cabbage when it was at the end of it's cooking time. Comfort Food! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/15/2009
I honestly have to say this is a very good dish. I would give my version only 4 stars though because I used margirine and a little less than they recommend. Even my children ate it and they are very picky. My daughter didn't want to try it but once she did (she's 6) she ate it all and even asked for seconds!!! That wins in my book! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/29/2011
My grandma used to make something similar to this...but we would use macaroni instead and also sprinkle parmesan cheese on top when it was done. Sounds weird but really good, just dont add salt, only pepper and parmesan. you must fry in butter, oil is NOT the same Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
02/24/2010
Don't make this if you aren't absolutely crazy about cooked cabbage. I had my hopes too high for my kids liking this. Fine if you for sure like cooked cabbage doubt we will make this again though. Did make as directed. Read More
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