Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use a gluten-free beer in this dish. Redbridge is one brand of gluten-free beer.


"I like to get where the cabbage is cooking and catch the scents."
-Red Smith, Sportswriter

The refrigerator light goes on...

This recipe is so simple and those who might not like cabbage may well love it. The beer gives the dish a savory flavor and the creaminess of the goat cheese really completes the dish.


Beer Braised Cabbage

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 2 cups cabbage

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe can be divisible by 2.

This recipe does not make very good leftovers.

1 tsp olive oil
1 small red cabbage (cored and thinly sliced)
1 cup beer
1/4 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
1 ounce goat cheese

Place the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Add the sliced cabbage and cook, tossing frequently, for about 5 minutes.

Add the beer, salt and pepper and toss well. Cover and reduce the heat to low.

Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes until soft.

Serve topped with the goat cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 2 cups cabbage

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 84 Calories from Fat 30
% Daily Value
Total Fat 3g 5%
    Saturated Fat 1g 7%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 203mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 3%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
    Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 68%
Calcium 5% Iron 14%
Vitamin K 28 mcg Potassium 199 mg
Magnesium 17 mg