Old-Fashioned Cabbage Casserole is a southern favorite with a creamy cabbage filling topped with buttery cracker crumbs. This creamy, cheesy casserole is comfort food at its best.
Cabbage is one of my favorite vegetables to cook with. It’s inexpensive and available year round. Scroll down to find more cabbage recipes.
This is a recipe that’s been popular for years. You can find a recipe for Cabbage Casserole in just about every southern church or community cookbook.
How To Make Old-Fashioned Cabbage Casserole
First, coarsely chop a small head of green cabbage. You don’t need to chop it too small, just into pieces that are small enough to eat easily and remember that it will shrink some as it cooks.
Then cook the cabbage along with some sliced sweet onion in butter. There’s something magical about cabbage and butter together. You just need to cook it part way at this point. It will cook more in the oven. Season with salt and pepper.
Transfer the cabbage mixture to a casserole dish.
Mix together a can of condensed Cream of Chicken soup and 1/3 cup of mayonnaise and spread over the cabbage. Cream of Mushroom or Cream of Celery could be used instead. Do not add anything except the mayonnaise to the soup (Don’t follow the directions on the can for making the soup.)
Sprinkle a mixture of crushed Ritz crackers, melted butter, and shredded cheddar cheese on top and bake until golden and buttery. I think this will become one of your favorite casseroles!
More Cabbage Recipes
- Southern Cabbage
- Cabbage and Noodles
- Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
- Cabbage Soup with Smoked Sausage
- Cabbage and Noodles
Watch the short video below to see how easy this recipe is to make.
Old-Fashioned Cabbage Casserole
- 1 small head green cabbage
- 1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped
- 8 tablespoons butter
- salt and pepper
- 1 (10-ounce) can condensed cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup
- 1/3 cup mayonnaise
- 3 tablespoons melted butter
- 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 sleeve Ritz crackers (about 30), coarsely crushed
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 2-quart casserole dish.
- Coarsely chop the cabbage. Melt butter in a large nonstick pan. Add cabbage and onion and cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until it is partially cooked down. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Transfer cabbage mixture to prepared baking dish.
- In a small bowl, stir together soup and mayonnaise. Spread mixture over cabbage.
- In a bowl, stir together melted butter, cheese, and cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole.
- Bake for 30 minutes or until topping is browned.
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194 thoughts on “Old-Fashioned Cabbage Casserole”
The family loved the recipe. Its nice to have a variety of ways to use cabbage. I wanted to register, but the ads covered the window to register.
This was really good and a hit at potluck it was the first thing to disappear