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Fried Cabbage

Easy and versatile

This easy recipe for fried cabbage, also known as fried kraut, comes from my family's recipe book, Guten Appetit. This is a versatile side dish that can go with just about anything, from hearty paprika-packed sausages to a light lemon chicken.

Ready in
1 h 30 m
30 m
(prepare time)
1 h
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 1 head cabbage
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Teaspoon paprika


Step 1: Shred cabbage either by hand or with a food processor finely. Set cabbage aside.

Step 2: Sautee 2 chopped onions in 3 tablespoons neutral oil over medium heat until golden brown.

Step 3: Mix cabage with browned onions. Add salt, pepper and 1 teaspoon each of garlic powder and paprika.

Step 4: Cook, stirring frequently, about 1 hour until soft and well combined.