Mary's Cheesy Scalloped Cabbage

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Ellen Bales

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@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

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Mary's Cheesy Scalloped Cabbage

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!

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About Mary's Cheesy Scalloped Cabbage

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




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