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Pan-Fried Herb Butter Shredded Cabbage Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

This pan-fried herb butter shredded cabbage is my go-to comfort food. It's simple, yet the garlic and thyme give it a burst of flavor. Perfect for a quick, hearty side dish!

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Diving into my well-loved kitchen, I whip up my favorite quick-fix: pan-fried herb butter shredded cabbage. Super simple, super tasty! No fussy ingredients, just cabbage, butter, olive oil, and a few herbs. Let's turn humble cabbage into a dish that's bursting with flavour and easy-to-make. Trust me, you're in for a love-at-first-bite experience!

Ingredients for Shredded Cabbage with Herb Butter

  • Butter: Adds richness and flavor to the dish, helping to caramelize the cabbage and enhance its overall taste.
  • Olive oil: Provides a light and fruity flavor, complementing the butter and preventing the cabbage from sticking to the pan.
  • Garlic: Infuses the dish with a fragrant aroma and savory taste, elevating the overall flavor profile of the cabbage.
  • Thyme: Adds an earthy and herbaceous note to the dish, enhancing the overall taste and aroma of the shredded cabbage.

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Kitchen Tools Required

  • Skillet: Essential for cooking the shredded cabbage with the herb butter mixture evenly and to the desired tenderness.
  • Chef's knife: Needed to shred the cabbage and mince the garlic for this recipe accurately and efficiently.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 small head of cabbage, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add shredded cabbage and thyme to the skillet. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is tender and slightly browned, about 15 minutes.
  5. Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 120 kcal | Carbohydrates: 10 g | Protein: 2 g | Total Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 15 mg | Sodium: 180 mg | Dietary Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 5 g | Calcium: 80 mg | Potassium: 300 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 500 µg | Vitamin C: 40 mg

Preparing and Storing Shredded Cabbage Ahead of Time

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Cook the shredded cabbage as directed in the recipe.
  • Let the cabbage cool completely.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cook the shredded cabbage as directed in the recipe.
  • Allow the cabbage to cool completely.
  • Place in a freezer-safe container or bag, removing as much air as possible.
  • Freeze for up to 2 months.
  • Thaw in the refrigerator before reheating.

When cooking this pan-fried herb butter shredded cabbage recipe, try adding a splash of apple cider vinegar towards the end of cooking for a tangy twist that enhances the flavors! Enjoy!

Common Questions About This Cabbage Recipe

FAQ:
How long does it take to cook this pan-fried herb butter shredded cabbage recipe?
It takes about 15 minutes to cook this recipe until the cabbage is tender and slightly browned.
Can I use fresh herbs instead of dried thyme?
Yes, you can substitute dried thyme with fresh thyme in this recipe. Just use a bit more fresh thyme since the flavor is milder than dried.
Is this recipe suitable for a vegetarian diet?
Yes, this pan-fried herb butter shredded cabbage recipe is vegetarian-friendly as it does not contain any meat or meat products.
Can I use a different type of cabbage for this recipe?
Yes, you can use different types of cabbage like green cabbage or savoy cabbage if you prefer or have them on hand.
How should I store any leftovers of this dish?
Store any leftovers of this pan-fried herb butter shredded cabbage in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in a skillet or microwave before serving.

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