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Ms. Angela's Smothered Cabbage

Rated as 4.3 out of 5 Stars

"My best friend and I make this every year on New Year's Day, and it's so delicious! We always serve it with homemade cornbread, black eyed peas, Champagne, and ham. Happy New Year, everyone!"
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40 m servings 263
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, green pepper, and garlic. Cook and stir until browned, about 5 minutes. Add pork, Creole seasoning, and salt. Cook until pork is browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Do not drain.
  2. Arrange cabbage over pork; cover with diced tomatoes. Add lid and reduce heat to medium. Cook, without stirring, until cabbage is wilted, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir and taste for seasoning.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Substitute ground beef for the pork if desired. You can use the whole can of RO*TEL, if you like.
  • If you're not using Tony Cachere's® seasoning, more salt may be necessary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 263 calories; 15.7 15.6 16.6 49 431 Full nutrition

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This was really good! I've never made or had smothered cabbage before, so I was up for something new tonight. This fit the bill! I used the full can of Rotel, since a half can didn't seem like e...

Delicious! Need I say more?

Yum! I love pork and cabbage but this arrangement was new for me. I did make some minor modifications - I used the whole can of tomato and pepper, doubled the Creole seasoning and added two chop...

Comforting on a cool evening. This was easy and quick to put together on a weeknight after a full day of work. As suggested by some, I did use a full can of Rotel and it really needed it, in m...

Made no changes. My husband loved it!!! My kids not so much lol

Delicious! Made it with the ingredients listed (couldn't find straight ground pork so I used country pork which was like sausage) but also added 3 chopped strips of bacon. Between the pork, ba...

This is what I need to get my family to eat cabbage. A great recipe.