How to Cook Boiled Cabbage

How to Cook Boiled Cabbage

This basic boiled cabbage is a combination of four ingredients, seasoned with butter, salt, and pepper. It's a great side dish for ham and corned beef.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Rinse the cabbage and cut it into 6 wedges .
  3. Step 3

    Add about 1/2 inch of lightly salted water to a large skillet or Dutch oven, cover, and bring to a boil. Add cabbage wedges and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Simmer, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Turn cabbage carefully, and simmer an additional 8 minutes or until tender.
  5. Step 5

    Pour off the water and return the pan to low heat until the moisture has evaporated. Add the melted butter and mix to coat the boiled cabbage thoroughly.
  6. Step 6

    Sprinkle the cabbage with salt and pepper, seasoning to taste.