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Cabbage Balushka or Cabbage and Noodles


This Hungarian favorite is cabbage, onions, and egg noodles cooked in butter. Salt and pepper to taste. So easy, so good.

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  • 1 (16 ounce) package egg noodles
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 large onion
  • chopped
  • 1 head cabbage
  • cored and chopped
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


servings 6
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Stir in egg noodles and return to a boil. Cook noodles uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender but still slightly firm, about 5 minutes. Drain well.

Step 2

Melt butter in a large skillet or wok over medium heat; cook and stir onion until browned, about 8 minutes.

Step 3

Cook and stir cabbage into onions until cabbage has wilted, another 5 to 8 minutes.

Step 4

Gently stir cooked noodles into cabbage mixture; season with salt and black pepper to taste.


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