Cabbage and Noodles

  • Serves

    serves 6

Square egg noodles, called fleckerln, an Austrian favorite, are the basis of this dish. Wide egg noodles work just as well.


  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled
  • 12 head cabbage, cored
  • 6 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 lb. wide egg noodles


Step 1

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, thinly slice onion and set aside. Thinly slice cabbage and set aside.

Step 2

Melt butter and oil together in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until lightly browned, 6-8 minutes. Add cabbage, season to taste with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring often, until cabbage begins to brown, 5-8 minutes.

Step 3

Cook noodles in boiling water until just cooked through, 6-8 minutes. Drain noodles, add to skillet with cabbage, and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes more. Adjust seasonings.

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