Hungarian Noodles and Cabbage

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Lalaloob

I think anyone who likes cabbage will like this recipe. It is simple to make, uses everyday ingredients and yet is immensely satisfying.

Top Review by Christopher P.

I have been making this for almost fifty years. I learned it from my best friend's father who learned it from his immigrant mother. This was a dish the men cooked for Sunday get-togethers. The difference in his recipe is that the cabbage is cooked with lots of paprika and pepper. I know that I have the spices right when the cabbage is the color of salmon. And, I use lots of butter, about one stick for a large cabbage. Sometimes I make it with onion but most of the time without. The cabbage is finished and ready for the egg noodles when it is a buttery mush.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4 cups finely shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup finely sliced onion (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups cooked egg noodles, broad, drained

Directions

  1. Mix the salt and cabbage together and let stand 30 minutes. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible.
  2. Heat the butter in a deep skillet. Add the onions, cabbage, sugar and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until cabbage is browned, about 45 minutes. Add the noodles and toss to blend thoroughly.

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