Move over, cauliflower steaks. There’s a new MVP in town, and its name is cabbage. With just a few ingredients and a quick bake in the oven, these bad boys come out crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
I don’t know about you, but I love cabbage. It’s cheap, nutrient-rich, and delicious when cooked properly. So when I saw a recipe for baked cabbage steaks, I knew I had to try it.
The results were amazing!
Why do I love Baked Cabbage Steaks?
- Baked Cabbage Steaks are a great way to get in extra servings of vegetables in a fun and delicious way.
- This recipe is easy to make and requires only a few ingredients.
- Baked Cabbage Steaks are full of flavor and have a great crunchy texture.
- They are a great source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, and other essential vitamins and minerals.
- This recipe is also low in calories and fat, making it a healthier alternative to other fried or baked side dishes.
- Baked Cabbage Steaks are incredibly versatile and can be served with a variety of different sauces, dips, and seasonings.
- This dish is perfect for both weeknight meals and special occasions.
- Baked Cabbage Steaks are a great way to get picky eaters to eat their vegetables.
- This recipe is also vegan and gluten-free friendly.
What part of the cabbage do we eat?
You can eat everything except the core. The core can be thrown away after it’s cut up.
What to Eat with Cabbage Steaks
- Goat Cheese
- Blue Cheese
- Black pepper
- Chopped walnuts
- Olive oil
- Lemon halved
- Minced garlic
- Parmesan cheese for garnish
Step 1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray well with cooking spray.
Step 2. Slice the cabbage into thick “steak” slices about ¾ of an inch thick.
Step 3. Place the cabbage steaks onto the baking sheet, and drizzle with olive oil.
Step 4. Season the steaks with garlic, salt, and pepper on both sides.
Step 5. Bake for 25-30 minutes until tender.
Step 6. Sprinkle the cabbage steaks with the walnuts, and add parmesan cheese for garnish before serving.
Baked Cabbage Steaks
- ¼ tsp. Black pepper
- 1 Small head of cabbage
- ⅓ C. Chopped walnuts
- ¼ C. Olive oil
- 1 Small lemon halved
- 2 tsp. Minced garlic
- 1 tsp. Salt
- Parmesan cheese for garnish
- Heat the oven to 400 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray well with cooking spray.
- Slice the cabbage into thick “steak” slices about ¾ of an inch thick.
- Place the cabbage steaks onto the baking sheet, and drizzle with olive oil.
- Season the steaks with garlic, salt and pepper on both sides.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes until tender.
- Sprinkle the cabbage steaks with the walnuts, and add parmesan cheese for garnish before serving.
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Baked Cabbage Steaks Tips
Here are a few tips to help you make the best-baked cabbage steaks possible:
- Use a sharp knife to cut your cabbage steaks. This will help ensure that they’re evenly cooked.
- If you’re using a head of cabbage, be sure to remove the core before cutting the steaks. The core can be tough and difficult to eat.
- Season your cabbage steaks with salt, pepper, and any other spices or herbs you like. I like to add a little garlic powder for extra flavor.
- When baking, be sure to place the cabbage steaks on a lightly oiled baking sheet. This will help prevent them from sticking and burning.
- Bake your cabbage steaks at a high temperature, around 400 degrees Fahrenheit. This will help them get nice and crispy on the outside.
- Serve your baked cabbage steaks with your favorite toppings. I like to top mine with cheese and sour cream, but you can really use whatever you like.
I hope you enjoy these baked cabbage steaks! They’re a delicious and healthy way to enjoy one of my favorite vegetables. Thanks for reading!
Baked Cabbage Steaks Variations
Here are a few ideas for how to change up this baked cabbage steaks recipe:
- Instead of baking, try grilling your cabbage steaks. Just be sure to oil your grill grates before cooking to prevent sticking.
- If you want a little extra flavor, try marinating your cabbage steaks before cooking. Just mix together your favorite marinade ingredients and let the steaks soak for a few hours.
- Swap out the regular cabbage for red cabbage or savoy cabbage. Both of these varieties will work well in this recipe.
- Instead of topping your baked cabbage steaks with cheese and sour cream, try using a different combination of toppings. grilled chicken or shrimp would be great, or you could even top them with a simple vinaigrette.
No matter how you make them, baked cabbage steaks are a delicious and healthy way to enjoy this wonderful vegetable. Thanks for reading!
How do you cut and cook cabbage?
- After removing any damaged cabbage leaves, rinse well.
- Take a sharp knife and cut lengthwise to the core of the cabbage.
- For cabbage steaks, continue to cut ¾ inch slices. For other recipes, cut them into small pieces.
- Cook by roasting, frying, or grilling.
How do you know when the cabbage is done?
The edges of the cabbage steaks will begin becoming crispy and darker in color. They should be tender and easy to cut through when they’re done.
Do you cook cabbage covered or uncovered?
Leave the roasted cabbage steaks uncovered when cooking. This allows them to cook quickly and more evenly. If you do cover the cabbage steaks, they will become soggier instead of crispy.
How to Store and Reheat
Keep refrigerated for up to 2–3 days. It should be airtight and reheat in the oven at 325 degrees for 8–12 minutes or until hot.
How to Keep Cabbage From Tasting Bitter
Sometimes cabbage does take on a bitter taste, but there are a couple of things you can do.
- Don’t skip the salt! It keeps it flavorful and less bitter.
- You can also blanch the head of the cabbage by putting it in a pot of boiling water for 2 minutes.