Quick and Easy Pointed Cabbage


Pointed cabbage is an especially mild, flavorful cabbage. This is an easy way to cook it and you have a yummy vegetarian side dish.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
23 mins
Total Time:
33 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter, or more to taste

  • 1 shallot, chopped

  • 1 whole pointed cabbage, cut in fine strips

  • ½ cup vegetable broth

  • 1 ½ teaspoons brown sugar

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, or more to taste


  1. Melt butter in a pot and saute shallot until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add pointed cabbage, stir, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in vegetable broth and season with brown sugar, salt, and pepper.

  2. Cover pot and simmer on low heat for 15 minutes. Season with balsamic vinegar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

104 Calories
3g Fat
18g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 104
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 161mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 84mg 421%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 434mg 9%

* 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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