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A plate of grilled chicken along with braised cabbage, carrots and onions.

Braised Cabbage

This braised cabbage recipe is wedges of cabbage slow cooked with carrots, onions, butter and seasonings until tender. The absolute best way to eat cabbage!
Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 89kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 head cabbage cut into 8 wedges
  • 1/2 cup onion sliced
  • 2 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup butter cut into small pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Arrange the cabbage wedges in the baking dish, then scatter the carrots and onions around the cabbage.
  • Pour the chicken broth into the pan. Sprinkle the butter pieces over the cabbage and season everything with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover the dish with foil, and bake for 2 hours. Uncover the dish halfway through the bake time and use tongs to carefully flip the cabbage wedges over.
  • Increase the oven temperature to 425 degrees F. Uncover the dish and bake for 15-20 minutes or until cabbage starts to brown at the edges.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2835IU | Vitamin C: 43.1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 0.6mg