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Dainty Dish
January 17th, 2006, 03:02 PM
1 large head of cabbage

CHEESE SAUCE:
1/2 cup butter
4 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped bell pepper
salt
Cayenne pepper to taste
1-1/2 cups of milk
1/2 lb. cheddar cheese, shredded

TOPPING:
1 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup seasoned Italian bread crumbs

Remove outer leaves from cabbage. Cut into bite-size sections, remiving heart. Boil about 10 minutes, uncovered, until tender/crisp. Drain; set aside. In separate saucepan, combine butter and flour, blending well over medium heat. Add onions, celery, bell pepper, salt and cayenne pepper. Saute for 10 minutes. Add milk, blending well over low heat until creamy. Add cheese; stirr until smooth. Place cabbage in 2-qt. casserole; top with cheese sauce. Sprinkle with green onions and bread crumbs. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes. Serves about 6.

tootsy118
January 20th, 2006, 03:40 PM
Boy, does that sound good, I love most all vegtables, but cabbage is my favorite. Gues what we will be having tomorrow. Thanks for the post.

Ufourea
January 20th, 2006, 04:17 PM
That sounds so yummy. Cabbage is food for the soul.
George


1 large head of cabbage

CHEESE SAUCE:
1/2 cup butter
4 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped bell pepper
salt
Cayenne pepper to taste
1-1/2 cups of milk
1/2 lb. cheddar cheese, shredded

TOPPING:
1 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup seasoned Italian bread crumbs

Remove outer leaves from cabbage. Cut into bite-size sections, remiving heart. Boil about 10 minutes, uncovered, until tender/crisp. Drain; set aside. In separate saucepan, combine butter and flour, blending well over medium heat. Add onions, celery, bell pepper, salt and cayenne pepper. Saute for 10 minutes. Add milk, blending well over low heat until creamy. Add cheese; stirr until smooth. Place cabbage in 2-qt. casserole; top with cheese sauce. Sprinkle with green onions and bread crumbs. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes. Serves about 6.

luckysuzi1
January 20th, 2006, 04:20 PM
That sounds like the perfect Cajun dish-the trinity & cayenne-and all those other yummy ingredients! I'm married to a cajun & he is going to LOVE this dish!
Thanks for sharing it.
luckysuzi1