10 Ways To Turn Cabbage Into Quick, Healthy Main Dishes

We all know cabbage is good for us: loaded with fiber, vitamin C, and phytochemicals that may boost the body’s natural detoxing process. It may even have cancer-fighting properties!

But cabbage is also just plain good — yummy, time-tested comfort food. A fall favorite that’s at its best in these quick, versatile recipes.

1.) Easy and Quick Halushki

Ready in 30 Minutes
“Easy and very comforting. I loved the combo of flavors in that simple, good home cooking sort of way.” — ONIOND

Easy and Quick Halushki

Photo by ReneePaj

2.) Golompke (Beef and Cabbage Casserole)

Preps in 15 Minutes
“Delicious and easy recipe that has the taste of Cabbage Rolls!” — Debby Allen

Golompke Beef and Cabbage Casserole

Photo by TheLogHomeKitchen

3.) Cabbage Koora

Ready in 30 Minutes
“Very simple yet delicious. I like it so much that sometimes I eat it all by itself, like a salad with some yoghurt on the side. The spice comes from the green chilis.” — SUSMITA

Cabbage Koora

Photo by jessica.nemec

4.) Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage

Preps in 15 minutes
Not just for St. Patrick’s Day anymore. “This is quick and easy. A no-fuss meal, that’s great for a weeknight family dinner.” — Trisheee

Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage

Photo by Kraig

5.) Ground Beef and Chopped Cabbage

Ready in 45 Minutes
“A satisfying meal, nothing fancy, but just good, old-fashioned, home-cooked food.” — lutzflcat

Ground Beef and Chopped Cabbage

Photo by lutzflcat

6.) Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

Ready in 20 Minutes
“Looking for a quick meal? This one is fabulous. I recommend, however, cutting the cabbage very thin.” — Laura M.

Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

Photo by CookinBug

7.) Spicy Unstuffed Cabbage

Ready in 40 Minutes
“This is a huge hit at potluck suppers. It just gets better the next day!” — Valerie

Spicy Unstuffed Cabbage

Photo by Rock_lobster

8.) Vegetables and Cabbage Stir-Fry with Oyster Sauce

Ready in 20 Minutes
“Vegetables & Cabbage Stir Fry with Oyster Sauce Haiku: ‘Long recipe name! But it sums up what it is. (I added chicken.)’ — Rock_lobster

Vegetables and Cabbage Stir-Fry with Oyster Sauce

Photo by Rock_lobster

9.) Cabbage Balushka or Cabbage and Noodles

Ready in 25 Minutes
“This Hungarian favorite is cabbage, onions, and egg noodles cooked in butter. So easy, so good.” — rlecook

Cabbage Balushka or Cabbage and Noodles

Photo by Nicolette

10.) Thai Chicken Cabbage Soup

Ready in 45 Minutes
“A low-fat, low-cal soup that’s incredibly filling and delicious. I eat this at least once a week.” — KLEENESTAR

Thai Chicken Cabbage Soup

Photo by CookinBug


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