Garlic Butter Carrots & Cabbage Recipe Is a Side Dish Standout by 30Seconds Food

Garlic Butter Carrots & Cabbage Recipe Is a Side Dish Standout

Cabbage recipes always trend on 30Seconds. We don't know if it's because cabbage is delicious, easy, versatile or if it's the health benefits of cabbage. Whatever it is, we are always on the hunt for new, creative cabbage recipes for you. Our latest discovery is this garlic butter carrots and cabbage recipe.

The sweetness of carrots combines so well with the earthy taste of cabbage in this side dish recipe. To make this quick and easy cabbage side dish you will need a head of green cabbage, fresh carrots, garlic and butter. The cabbage and carrots cook up in a skillet in about five to eight minutes.

Serve this low-sodium, low-calorie vegetable recipe as a side dish with anything! We like it with meatloaffried chicken, baked chicken, pork chops, grilled lamb and steaks.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 to 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 small head cabbage, shredded fine
  • 3 carrots, grated 
  • 4 - 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 cup water
  • fresh chopped parsley, for serving (optional)

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Recipe Notes

  • You could use a mandoline food slicer to cut the cabbage.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to four days.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the butter and water into a large skillet. Add the cabbage, carrots and garlic. Season with salt and black pepper. 
  2. Cook, stirring often, until cabbage is desired tenderness, about 5 to 8 minutes. Taste and add more salt and pepper, if needed. Stir in parsley, if using, and serve.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 87

Total Fat: 4g

Saturated Fat: 2.5g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 83mg

Total Carbohydrate: 12.5g

Dietary Fiber: 4.3g

Total Sugars: 6.3g

Protein: 2.1g

Vitamin D: 3mcg

Calcium: 69mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 371mg

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