Haluski Cabbage and Noodles (Hungarian noodle dish)

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on March 11, 2015.



Haluski Cabbage and Noodles (Hungarian noodle dish)

  • 5 ounces thick cut bacon, chopped
  • 5 cups sliced green cabbage (about half a cabbage), thick white stem removed, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces pappardelle or egg noodles, cooked according to packaged directions, drained reserving 1 cups pasta water
  • Garnish with chopped parsley
  • Chili pepper flakes (optional)


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat saute bacon until crisp.
  2. Then add cabbage and onions.
  3. Saute for 5 minutes; season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Toss in garlic and saute another 5 minutes.
  5. Once cabbage is tender, add pasta.
  6. Toss to mix and add a little of the reserved pasta water to help blend flavors.
  7. Taste for salt and pepper, then garnish with fresh chopped parsley and optional chili pepper flakes.
  8. Serve warm.

Makes 4 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (not including salt to taste):
450 calories, 17 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 85 mg cholesterol, 800 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 23 g protein


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