Smoked Cabbage – Easy Flavorful Side Dish

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smoked cabbage

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Smoked Cabbage

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The smoked cabbage's an easily prepared dish where the natural sweetness of green cabbage is complemented by an aromatic flavor of smoke. The recipe for smoked cabbage is perfect to serve on all occasions, turning a simple vegetable into an aromatic delight. It's healthy, delicious, and easy to make.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Irish
Servings 4 people
Calories 118.5 kcal


  • Smoker
  • Aluminium Foil
  • Grilling Tongs


  • 1 Small head green cabbage quartered
  • ½ cup Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Montreal steak seasoning
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Ground black pepper
  • ½ cup Real bacon bits


  • Firstly, start preheating your smoker to 225°F (107°C).
  • Put a generously sized sheet of aluminum foil over the quartered cabbage.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the cabbage, ensuring each quarter is thoroughly coated.
  • Evenly sprinkle Montreal steak seasoning, salt, and ground black pepper over the cabbage.
  • Enhance the flavor by adding real bacon bits on top.
  • Securely wrap the cabbage in the foil, forming a pouch.
  • Smoke the cabbage in the preheated smoker for 1.5 to 2 hours or until it achieves your preferred level of tenderness.
    smoked cabbage



For a smokier flavor, you can add wood chips or chunks to your smoker. Experiment with different wood varieties to find your preferred smoky profile.


The smoked cabbage pairs greatly with barbecued meat such as steaks, chicken and pork chops. It adds a smoky flavor to the grill char, resulting in an amazing combination. For a healthy and tasty meal, you may also add this to the Roasted Vegetables.

Storage and Reheating:

Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for any remaining smoked cabbage. Just heat it in an oven or a stove top when you’re reheating. While the cabbage may lose a bit of its crunch upon reheating, the flavors will remain absolutely delicious.
Keyword Cabbage Recipes, Easy Smoked Recipe, Flavorful side dish, Grilled Veggies, Smoke cabbage recipe, Smoked Cabbage

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