Jeanne Benavidez Recipe

Baked Cabbage

By Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben


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4-6
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A friend of mine gave me this recipe. He always makes this on New Year's Eve while I make the black-eyed peas and cornbread. We make enough to feed the crowd that comes over to bring in the new year. This is really delicious and very easy. He usually does this on the grill outside but since I'm not the best grill person.....I prefer to bake it in the oven.

Ingredients

1
cabbage head
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 c
onion, chopped
butter or margarine
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 - 3 slice
bacon, cut into 2 to 3 inch pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Carefully, using a long, sharp knife, cut the cabbage into quarters and remove the core. Place wedges in a large, foil-lined baking dish.
2
Place the sliced onion and minced garlic over the cabbage.
3
Sprinkle with black pepper.
4
Dot with butter or margarine. I use 2 or 3 tablespoons, depending on the size of the cabbage.
5
Add pieces of raw bacon (as much as you prefer) on top of the cabbage. This will add a wonderful flavor.
6
Don't add salt to this before cooking. It will draw out the moisture in the cabbage. You can add kosher salt (or any of Mrs Dash's Blends that you want) after it is cooked.
7
Wrap tightly in heavy duty aluminum foil.
8
Bake for @ 30 minutes to an hour at 350 deg F, again, depending on the size of the cabbage. I don't like mine mushy but you can cook it to suit your taste.
9
WARNING: Be very careful when you open this....the steam that escapes will burn you.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sides, #cabbage

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Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben
Jan 5, 2014
Sounds delicious....let me know how turns out.... :-) :-) :-)
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Martha Benner Marti37
Jan 4, 2014
Trying this one tomorrow and we like ours cooked real well and then some put vinegar on it. I cannot wait to try this one. Thank you.
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