Easy Fried Cabbage


Easy to make fried cabbage makes a great side dish or throw some smoked sausage in there and make it a complete meal. Any way you have it, you'll be pleased.

fried cabbage
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil

  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning, or to taste, divided

  • ½ red bell pepper, sliced

  • ½ medium green bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 medium head cabbage, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon butter, or more to taste (Optional)

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat grapeseed oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add garlic, stir, and cook until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Season with 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning and stir to combine.

  2. Mix in red and green bell peppers; cook for 1 to 2 minutes Add cabbage, remaining 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning, and stir to combine. Add butter and stir until melted. Simmer cabbage until it reaches desired softness, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

142 Calories
7g Fat
19g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 142
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 280mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Protein 4g
Potassium 507mg 11%

* 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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