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Balsamic Roasted Cabbage

These roasted cabbage wedges with honey and balsamic vinegar make an attractive side dish that's also very easy to prepare. You can use red or green cabbage or make a double batch with one of each for a pretty presentation.


12 wedges

Prep Time

15 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes


  • 1/2teaspoon ground pepper
  • 5tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3/4teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1large head red or green cabbage, cut into 10 or 12 wedges
  • 2teaspoons honey
  • 4tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided
  • 1teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine pepper, 3 tablespoons oil and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Brush evenly over all sides of cabbage wedges.
  2. Combine honey, 2 tablespoons vinegar and the remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a small bowl; set aside.
  3. Arrange the cabbage wedges, cut-side down, on a baking sheet. Roast until they start to brown, about 20 minutes. Brush with half the honey-balsamic mixture; turn over and brush with the remaining mixture. Continue roasting until browned and tender, but still holding their shape, about 15 minutes more. Drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons vinegar and sprinkle with thyme, if desired. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 12 wedges)

Calories 180.6kcal
Carbohydrate Total 17.8g
Total Sugars 11g
Added Sugars 2g
Fiber 4g
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 1.7g
Sodium 344.3mg
Protein 2.8g
Potassium 475mg
Calcium 89.1mg
Folate 34.1mcg
Iron 1.6mg
Magnesium 31.9mg
Vitamin A 2110.3IU
Vitamin C 107.7mg

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