This dish is served at The Dillard House, a well-known Southern "family style" restaurant in the North Georgia Mountains. This recipe is found in their cookbook.
SERVES 8 -10 (change servings and units)
1 large head of cabbage
1 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons margarine
3 cups basic white sauce
2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
1 1/2 cups buttered bread crumbs
BASIC WHITE SAUCE
1 cup margarine
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 quart milk
1Basic White Sauce-.
2Melt margarine in sauce pot.
3Add flour, salt, pepper and stir.
4Add milk and cook until thick, stirring constantly.
6Shred cabbage (with a large kitchen knife).
7Cook 5-8 minutes in boiling water with 1 tsp salt. Don't overcook. Cabbage should remain crisp.
9Layer ingredients in a buttered 2 quart casserole dish in this order: half of cabbage, enough white sauce to cover, second half of cabbage, remaining sauce, cheese.
10Sprinkle with bread crumbs and bake at 300 degrees for 15-20 minutes.