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Beer-Can Cabbage on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Beer-Can Cabbage on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Absolutely perfect, chopped and mounded on top of a pulled pork sandwich.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword Big Easy, cabbage, Char-Broil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 1 cabbage
Calories 380kcal
Author Mike



  • 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.


You'll want to use a beer can chicken holder from Char-Broil to help keep the cabbage from falling over.


Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 1640mg | Fiber: 23g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Vitamin C: 332mg | Calcium: 377mg | Iron: 4mg