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Sauteed Cabbage

Easy Sauteed Cabbage is the perfect quick and delicious side dish for any meal. Using only a few ingredients and taking 10 minutes of your time, you can’t go wrong with this super flavorful and affordable recipe!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how do i make sauteed cabbage
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 89kcal


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 head cabbage shredded
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper optional
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add cabbage, garlic, cayenne pepper (if using), salt and pepper.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until cabbage has softened and garlic is fragrant. Serve warm!


Replace all or a portion of the green cabbage with red cabbage.
Replace all or a portion of the butter with olive oil. It tastes just as great!
Cooking cabbage is super easy and will produce one of the easiest, most delicious side dishes you’ll ever make.
Add herbs of your choice to season this side dish just the way you want it. Add thyme, parsley, cumin, chives, oregano or whatever your heart desires!


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 377IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg