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Recipes - Cabbage with Herb Butter


1 medium head cabbage (about 2 pounds) cut into wedges
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup minced chives
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Place cabbage in a large saucepan and cover with water.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender.
  3. Combine the butter, chives, onions, parsley, lemon juice and thyme.
  4. Drain cabbage and transfer to a serving plate.
  5. Drizzle with the herb butter and sprinkle with cheese.

Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving(s) (145g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 162

Calories from Fat 126

% Daily Value

Total Fat 14.0g


Saturated Fat 8.8g


Trans Fat 0.0g


Cholesterol 37.9mg


Sodium 147.7mg


Total Carbohydrate 7.4g


Dietary Fiber 3.1g


Sugars 3.9g


Protein 3.6g

Vitamin A 17%

Calcium 11%

Vitamin C 79%

Iron 5%

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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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