Boiled Cabbage

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 qt. cabbage, chopped
  • 1 qt. boiling water
  • 1 onion, cut fine
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fat or butter
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons flour


Heat the fat, add the onion, brown nicely, then add the cabbage; cover and let steam for 10 minutes, then pour over the boiling water; salt and pepper, and let boil until tender from ½ to 2 hours. Sprinkle flour over to thicken, let boil a little longer and serve hot.