Fried Cabbage Recipe

Cabbage with bacon
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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: Makes 6-8 servings.
Ratings (9)

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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add bacon. Fry until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain, leaving bacon drippings in skillet. Add onions to the skillet. Cook until softened, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Cook, turning frequently with tongs, until cabbage is softened, about 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat. Toss with bacon.

Serve immediately.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 87
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 351 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)