Boiled Cabbage Recipe


  • 1 head cabbage small
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • bacon fat optional (or 2 slices bacon)


  1. Remove any discolored leaves from the cabbage. Cut the head of cabbage in half and cut each half into 1 1/2″ wedges leaving the root intact to hold the wedges together.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. If using bacon fat, or bacon, add to the boiling water for flavor.
  3. Add cabbage wedges and boil 8-12 minutes or just until tender.
  4. Drain well, drizzle with butter and season with salt & pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 53

Carbohydrates: 7g

Protein: 1g

Fat: 3g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 8mg

Sodium: 45mg

Potassium: 193mg

Fiber: 3g

Sugar: 4g

Vitamin A: 199IU

Vitamin C: 42mg

Calcium: 45mg

Iron: 1mg

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