Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins
This dish is served at The Dillard House, a well-known Southern "family style" restaurant in the North Georgia Mountains. This recipe is found in their cookbook.
- 1 large head of cabbage
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 tablespoons margarine
- 3 cups basic white sauce
- 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
- 1 1⁄2 cups buttered bread crumbs
BASIC WHITE SAUCE
- 1 cup margarine
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 quart milk
- Basic White Sauce-.
- Melt margarine in sauce pot.
- Add flour, salt, pepper and stir.
- Add milk and cook until thick, stirring constantly.
- Shred cabbage (with a large kitchen knife).
- Cook 5-8 minutes in boiling water with 1 tsp salt. Don't overcook. Cabbage should remain crisp.
- Drain well.
- Layer ingredients in a buttered 2 quart casserole dish in this order: half of cabbage, enough white sauce to cover, second half of cabbage, remaining sauce, cheese.
- Sprinkle with bread crumbs and bake at 300 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
This was the first time I'd ever eaten a Cabbage Casserole and I was very impressed. It was really easy to make and I will make this again.
Love, love, love this casserole! Have eaten it many times at the Dillard House~one of our favorite restaurants!