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Sauteed cabbage

Perfect Sauteed Cabbage

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 3 to 4 servings 1x


Here’s how to make the best sauteed cabbage! Tender and flavored with garlic and lemon, it’s the perfect easy side dish to accent any meal.


  • 10 cups green cabbage (about 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds cabbage)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (1/4 lemon or two wedges)


  1. Thinly the cabbage and measure out 10 cups.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter. Add the cabbage, garlic powder, kosher salt, and plenty of black pepper. Saute 8 to 10 minutes until wilted and tender.
  3. When it’s done, squeeze in the juice from 2 lemon wedges. Taste and adjust flavors as necessary.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Sauteed
  • Cuisine: Vegan
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Cabbage Recipes, Sauteed Cabbage