Ellen Bales Recipe

Mary's Cheesy Scalloped Cabbage

By Ellen Bales Starwriter


Recipe Rating:
 24 Ratings
Serves:
6-8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ellen's Story

This was given to me by my dear mother-in-law, Mary Armstrong Bales, many years ago. It has long been a family favorite. Even people who don't like cabbage like it!

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
A culinary match made in heaven! The cabbage and cheese are simply divine together.

Ingredients

1 small
head green cabbage
2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
1 1/2 c
medium white sauce
1/2 - 3/4 c
fine bread crumbs, buttered
1/2 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
butter
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WHITE SAUCE:
3 Tbsp
butter
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3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
milk
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut cabbage into wedges and cook uncovered until tender (about 25 minutes). Add salt to water just before cooking is completed. Drain cabbage, add butter.
2
For white sauce: in a saucepan, melt butter over low heat, add flour and salt, stir until combined. Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly until thickened.
3
Layer the cabbage, cheese, and white sauce in a 2-1/2 qt. casserole dish. Repeat layers.
4
Top with buttered bread crumbs.
5
Bake at 375 for 25 minutes, or until bread crumbs are browned.
6
A good side dish with ham, pork, sausage, or as a vegetarian main dish.

A picture of the lady who is responsible for this recipe: Mary Armstrong Bales, God bless her!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Meatless Mondays
Other Tag: Quick & Easy