Cabbage Balushka or Cabbage and Noodles29 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 10 min
- Ready In: 25 min
“This Hungarian favorite is cabbage, onions, and egg noodles cooked in butter. Salt and pepper to taste. So easy, so good.” - by rlecook
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Stir in egg noodles and return to a boil. Cook noodles uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender but still slightly firm, about 5 minutes. Drain well.
- Melt butter in a large skillet or wok over medium heat; cook and stir onion until browned, about 8 minutes.
- Cook and stir cabbage into onions until cabbage has wilted, another 5 to 8 minutes.
- Gently stir cooked noodles into cabbage mixture; season with salt and black pepper to taste.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 482 cal
- 18.9 g
- 67 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (29)Rate This Recipe
"The secret to this recipe is to cook the cabbage for a very long time over very low heat until it is all light brown and carmelized. This gives it a delicious sweet flavor that is not cabbag-y at all...." See more If the cabbage seems to be sticking, add more butter or a little oil. I add salt while it is cooking to help sweat out some of the water inside the cabbage leaves. I also do not use onion but it would definitely be a nice addition. My Hungarian grandma always made this and now I make it for my family. No matter how much I make, we eat it all in one sitting. It is also very inexpensive. Can be a side dish or main dish."
"My Grandma made this all the time when I was growing up. She started with a pound of bacon diced. Brown the bacon and remove it, SAVE the bacon grease. Next, saute the cabbage and onion in the bacon g..." See morerease. Meanwhile, cook the noodles al dente, then drain and add in the bacon and cabbage/onion mixture! Not exactly the healthiest dish in the world, but she lived to be 93 years old. And, you know it's gotta be a good recipe when the directions start with "Brown a pound of bacon and SAVE the bacon grease""
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