👨‍🍳 Garlic Butter Roasted Cabbage Recipe – Step by Step Guide

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Garlic Butter Roasted Cabbage Recipe – Step by Step Guide: Roasted cabbage with garlic butter is a simple, low-carb side dish that goes well with any meal. When you roast this food, it tastes even better!

There is something about cooking vegetables that makes them taste even better. It’s one of our favorite things to roast, cabbage.


That is, green cabbage in this case! Because cabbage can be roasted. It’s very simple to roast green cabbage, and it brings out its natural sweetness. When veggies are cooked in a dry oven, the sugars in them brown, which gives the food a great depth of flavor. That’s great!

But I know what some of you are thinking: cabbage tastes so boring! However, this roasted cabbage with garlic butter will make you change your mind. As long as you don’t dislike garlic, butter, or garlic butter, you can change this up and add the tastes you like best. Everyone can find a meal with roasted cabbage they like.


Garlic Butter Roasted Cabbage Recipe – Step by Step Guide


  • 1 head of cabbage, washed, and discard any blemished or outer leaves.
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • fresh lemon juice, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Slice the cabbage into steaks, approximately 1/2 inch thick. Place the cabbage slices on a baking sheet and spread a small amount of butter onto each cabbage steak. Sprinkle the garlic powder, salt & pepper over the top of each cabbage slice.


  • Roast in the oven for approximately 15- 20 minutes or until they are tender and the edges are turning a crispy brown.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool, slightly. Serve with a slice of lemon, if desired.


  • Change things up by trying different seasonings.
  • You can use olive oil in place of the butter.
  • Try this with different varieties of cabbage!
  • Cut the cabbage into small wedges for a different look.


➡️ How many servings does this recipe for Roasted Cabbage make?

About 6-8, enough for a small family dinner! Everyone can have it as a side!


➡️ How long does it take to make Garlic Butter Roasted Cabbage?

Just a half-hour! You’ll need 10 minutes to prep the ingredients and 20 minutes to roast the cabbage. Easy!

➡️ Do you have to use green cabbage?

Not at all! Use your favorite variety.


➡️ Can you freeze cabbage?

Yes! This is a great article on how to do it properly.

➡️ What should I serve with Roasted Cabbage?

The great thing about cabbage is it pairs well with so many other foods! Enjoy it with pork, beef, lamb, poultry, fish, seafood, or even as part of a vegetarian meal. We serve it up with just about everything in my house!


➡️ How do you roast cabbage in the oven?

It’s super easy! Slice the cabbage into steaks, approximately ½ inch thick. Place the cabbage slices on a baking sheet, add your garlic and butter (and/or any other toppings and flavors), then roast them in the oven for 20 minutes or until the edges of the cabbage turn brown. Perfect, y’all!


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