Fried Cabbage & Egg Noodles

Lee Thayer


This is German in origin, and is probably the reason fried cabbage is prevalent in the US, migrants bring their common dishes with them, then prepare them using ingredients from the local region. This is an easy and simple dish with only 3 main ingredients, and it is delicious.


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How to Make Fried Cabbage & Egg Noodles


  1. Quarter the cabbage from the top down through the core, cut out each piece of core then chop the 4 pieces.
  2. Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until just tender, drain.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a large non stick pan on low heat then add the cabbage and season with salt and pepper to taste, cover and cook the cabbage, turning often, until it starts to just turn brown.
  4. Add the pasta to the pan and toss with the cabbage to mix. Cook until the pasta starts to turn brown, maybe 5 minutes, turning and mixing often.
  5. Serve.

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About Fried Cabbage & Egg Noodles

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: German

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