Buttered Rice and Cabbage

EASY Buttered Rice and Cabbage dinner! This is one of the best buttered cabbage recipes!  This dish uses cooked cabbage and is ready in 20 minutes!  It's a healthy vegetarian rice meal my entire family loves! 
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Polish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small head cabbage chopped
  • salt + pepper
  • 1/2 cup peas fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups cooked white rice


  • Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a large pan over medium high heat. Add cabbage, salt + pepper to taste. Cook for approximately 15 minutes, allowing cabbage to wilt, browning slightly. Stir it semi often. 
  • Add peas to pan and cook 5 additional minutes.
  • Take pan off the stove and add cooked rice, remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and Parmesan cheese to pan. Stir to combine.
  • Serve and enjoy!