Fried Cabbage Recipe

Cabbage With Bacon
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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
87 Calories
4g Fat
11g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 87
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 351mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Protein 3g
Calcium 65mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Kids love anything with bacon. (Let's face it: Most everybody loves anything with bacon.) This cabbage recipe is a favorite among kids because the cabbage is wilted in bacon drippings, then tossed with bacon and a little sugar and salt. The result is a side dish the whole family will enjoy.


  • 6 slices bacon (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • 1 head green cabbage (cored and chopped into bite-sized strips)
  • 2 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly-ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add bacon. Fry until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain, leaving bacon drippings in skillet. Add onions to the skillet. Cook until softened, 3 to 4 minutes.

  4. Add remaining ingredients. Cook, turning frequently with tongs, until cabbage is softened, about 10 minutes.

  5. Remove from heat. Toss with bacon.

  6. Serve immediately.