Toasted Cabbage Hungarian-Style

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by COOKGIRl

From an old Sunset International Cookbook. The addition of sugar balances the strong flavor of the cabbage. Tinged with gold, this toasted cabbage makes an excellent accompaniment to chicken, pork, etc. Time consuming but worth the effort.

Top Review by Rita1652

Outstanding! Tender sweet caramelized peppery cabbage! I did stir fry this making it come together quicker then the 50 minutes of cooking. Thanks for the yummy eats!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl mix the cabbage and salt. Let stand for 30 minutes. Pour into a colander and rinse cabbage under cold running water, squeezing out as much water as possible. (You can also use a salad spinner to remover the excess water. ).
  2. Melt butter in a wide frying pan over medium heat. Add the cabbage and cook uncovered stirring occasionally until cabbage is a bright green color and limp, about 20 minutes.
  3. Add sugar and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, until the cabbage is soft and lightly browned about 30 minutes longer.

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