Creamed Cabbage

Southern Living
8 to 10 servings


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2 tablespoons butter or margarine
40 saltine crackers, crushed
1 large cabbage, shredded
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups milk


Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat; add crackers, and saute until browned. Remove from skillet, and set aside.

Bring cabbage and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a large saucepan. Cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until tender; drain. Stir in salt and pepper; keep warm.

Melt 1/4 cup butter in skillet over low heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir sauce and crackers into cabbage.

Created date

July 2001