Sweet and Peppery Sauteed Cabbage and Noodles

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

The cabbage gets really soft and sweet after sauteing in oil and sugar and the black pepper makes it spicy; the combination tastes amazing. This is one of my most requested side dishes. Please note this makes a lot so you can cut this in half.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs cabbage, shredded
  • 12 cup mild flavored oil (can use more)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 30 ounces flat noodles (approximately) or 30 ounces bow tie pasta, cooked and drained


  1. Steam cabbage in a covered saucepan for several minutes on a low heat with a few tablespoons of water.
  2. Add oil and seasonings and sauté until cabbage is real soft and tender (not at all crunchy). Add warm noodles. Serve hot or at room temperature.


Most Helpful

Delicious and easy! The cabbage was sweet and tender enough that my kids didn't even fuss about it. I did sub butter for the oil.

kaybugmom22 December 30, 2012

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