Creamed Cabbage Recipe

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Creamed Cabbage Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 21, 2023

Enjoy a classic American side dish with this delicious and creamy creamed cabbage recipe. Made with tender cabbage cooked to perfection in a rich and velvety cream sauce, this dish is the ultimate comfort food. It pairs well with roasted meats and is also a great option for a holiday feast. With minimal ingredients and easy preparation, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser that will impress your guests.


  • Cabbage (1 head, finely shredded)
  • Butter (4 tablespoons)
  • All-purpose flour (2 tablespoons)
  • Heavy cream (1 cup)
  • Milk (1 cup)
  • Salt (1 teaspoon)
  • Black pepper (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Nutmeg (1/4 teaspoon, optional)


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the shredded cabbage and cook for about 10 minutes, until it softens.
  3. Sprinkle the flour over the cabbage and stir well to coat.
  4. Slowly pour in the heavy cream and milk, stirring continuously.
  5. Season with salt, black pepper, and nutmeg, if desired.
  6. Continue cooking for another 10-15 minutes, until the sauce thickens and coats the cabbage.
  7. Serve hot as a side dish with roasted meats or as part of a holiday feast.

Interesting Facts

  • Creamed cabbage is a traditional dish that originated in the Southern United States.
  • This recipe can be easily customized by adding bacon, onions, or cheese for extra flavor.
  • Cabbage is a versatile vegetable that is rich in vitamin C and fiber, making this dish both delicious and nutritious.