Cabbage Steaks

One pan, easy and delicious Cabbage steaks are about to become your new obsession. They pair perfectly with pork, beef and chicken. This simple cabbage steak recipe is customizable by adding your favorite herbs and spices.

They take 5 minutes to prep and then into the oven to roast at 400F for 25-28 minutes. Keep reading to learn my tips and trick for the best cabbage steaks.

How to pick the perfect cabbage

First pick the cabbage with your eyes, looking for a bright color. Also, make sure there are crisp leaves and no bruising. Then you will want to pick it up and it should feel heavy in weight for it’s size. When holding the cabbage you want firmness. If you feel a sponge like texture this is a sign it has begun rotting inside. Typically, larger sized cabbages are known to be sweeter, and smaller tend to be more bitter.

How to make Cabbage Steaks

There couldn’t be a more simple side dish then this cabbage steak recipe. Simply start by slicing your cabbage making 1/2-3/4 inch thick round slices. Place the rounds onto a non stick baking pan. Either brush or spray olive oil (We love Trader Joe’s olive oil spray) onto one side of the cabbage steaks. Now, add your seasoning and then turn repeating on the other side of the cabbage. Place the cabbage into the oven at 400F and roast for 25-28 minutes. You’ll want to see a darker crispy edge (our favorite part) and a very light golden color throughout.

What to make with Cabbage

My personal favorite use for cabbage (beside these amazing cabbage steaks) is this Egg Roll in a Bowl Recipe

Egg Roll in a Bowl
Egg Roll in a Bowl

How to season cabbage

This vegetable pairs wonderfully with most herbs and spices. Pick herbs and flavors that you love or that you’re already cooking with. My personal favorite is thyme with a fresh lemon squeeze at the end, followed by a sprinkle of grated parmesan. Below you will find a simple and perfect recipe that you may adjust and customize to your liking.

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Cabbage Steak Recipe

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This simple cabbage steak recipe is customizable by adding your favorite herbs and spices. Pairs perfectly with pork, beef and chicken. 



1 medium cabbage

Olive oil or olive oil spray

Garlic powder

Salt and pepper

Optional: fresh chopped thyme, lemon and parmesan


Preheat oven to 400F

Slice the cabbage into 1/2 – 3/4 inch thick round slices and place them onto a non stick baking pan

Either spray or brush the olive oil on one side of the cabbage and season with garlic powder, salt, pepper and optional thyme

Then flip the cabbage steaks over and repeat coating with olive oil and spices

Roast the cabbage steaks for 25-28 minutes watching closely at the end for crispy edges and a very light golden color on top, remove from oven and serve

Optional: top with a squeeze of lemon and sprinkle of parmesan

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Category: Side dish

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