Mary's Cheesy Scalloped Cabbage

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

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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Rating:
★★★★★ 25 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

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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

WHITE SAUCE:

3 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
milk

Step-By-Step

1Cut cabbage into wedges and cook uncovered until tender (about 25 minutes). Add salt to water just before cooking is completed. Drain cabbage, add butter.
2For 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.
3Layer the cabbage, cheese, and white sauce in a 2-1/2 qt. casserole dish. Repeat layers.
4Top with buttered bread crumbs.
5Bake at 375 for 25 minutes, or until bread crumbs are browned.
6A 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
Recipe For: The Best Cabbage