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Beer-Can Cabbage on the Char-Broil Big Easy

You'll want to use a beer can chicken holder from Char-Broil to help keep the cabbage from falling over.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cabbage
Author: Mike


  • 1 head purple or green cabbage
  • 1 can beer
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Fire up your Big Easy.
  • Cut out the core of the cabbage.
  • Open beer. Drink half and then place the can in the holder, if using.
  • Using a spoon, carve out enough of the center of the cabbage so that the beer can (and holder) fit at least halfway inside the cabbage
  • Insert the beer can.
  • Rub the outside of the cabbage with a little bit of oil, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer to the Big Easy basket and lower into the cooker.
  • Cook for 1 hour or until tender. (Test by carefully inserting a skewer).
  • Carefully remove the basket from the Big Easy. You don't want to spill the hot beer on yourself.
  • Let cool for 15 minutes before removing the cabbage to chop or slice as desired.