Cabbage Casserole

Cabbage Casserole

  • 1 medium cabbage, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2/3 cup (2.6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp chili sauce

Combine cabbage wedges and water in  a dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Drain well; place cabbage wedges in an ungreased 13×9-inch baking dish.

Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thickened and bubbly. Stir in salt and pepper; pour over cabbage. Bake uncovered at 375°F for 15 minutes.

Combine cheese and remaining 4 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well. Spread over cabbage. Bake 10 more minutes. Serve hot.

Ultimate Southern Living CookbookYield 8 servings

From: The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook

Gray: This was from the section entitled “how to take vegetables and make them not healthy.”  Just kidding, but it definitely is rich and tastes fantastic. I think you could give broccoli or cauliflower a similar treatment and have a delicious dish. This is not a healthy eating or light option dish, but if you want a treat I say go for it. I had to substitute orange bell peppers for the green, so it was probably a touch sweeter, but other than that it was good, and very easy to make.  Enjoy!

Katie: This was tasty, but it is a very different flavor that other things I have eaten. It might be because when Gray said he wanted to make cabbage, this is NOT what I envisioned. All that being said, if you want a rich, cheesy cabbage dish, this is it!

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