The BEST cabbage recipe on the planet……
this is my first recipe submission into the blog world and i am so super excited to be able to share it with you. back story? i know you like the back story, so i’ll give you a little insight. i’m 31 years old and i have never eaten or made cooked cabbage. i said it. i know….i should be ashamed of myself and i was until two weeks ago. there i was sitting at home with the children, doing the mom thing and PING goes the light bulb over my head, “i’ve never had cooked cabbage before, ever”. this was in fact WILD to me! see, i LOVE LOVE LOVE food. i love to look at it. i love to cook it. i love to eat it. i love to read about food. i just love food over and over again. so when this epiphany came to me, i was blown away just like you probably are right now. i mean, me of all people not had cooked cabbage. that fact obviously did not stick because i have come up with the best cabbage recipe on the planet.
you say you don’t like cooked cabbage? well, i promise not to give you the
green eggs and ham speech, however…..if my children have fifth helpings of it, then i must be doing something pretty darn delicious in my kitchen, okay. all i ask is that you squawk and gawk at my lovely recipe pictures i actually took time to click. and the steps in which i have come up with to share this yummy in your tummy cooked cabbage recipe.
- fresh parsley
- fresh head of cabbage
- 1/2 cup of butter
- one bouillon cube
- 3 cups of water
- dash of salt & dash of pepper
- a big pot & lid – cabbage
- a small pot & lid – broth
- stove (i had to add the stove in there…ocd and all)
alright, so we have our list of needed items to make the best cooked cabbage on the planet. let’s get started.
pick a couple handfuls of parsley bunches and set aside.
take the 1/2 cup of butter and melt it in your pot on medium high heat
pour the 3 cups of water into the small pot and turn on high heat
*you can add a few pulls of parsley if you’d like, i did
cut the fresh cabbage head into 6-8 sections.
place the cut cabbage sections into the big pot with the melted butter
then add the pulled parsley you had set aside in step 1
place your bouillon cube into the small pot of boiling water and stir occasionally until dissolved
meanwhile, sit/mix up the cabbage and parsley in the big pot with the melted butter. keep the heat on medium low to medium high
*make sure to keep the lid on the big pot of cabbage while it cooks
your bouillon cube should have be dissolved
pour the broth from from the small pot over the cabbage and mix together
replace the lid to the cabbage pot and put the heat on simmer
the cabbage should simmer for about 30 minutes and then it’s show time
* just add a little salt and pepper to taste and there you have it…..delicious cooked cabbage