FRIED CABBAGE WITH BACON AND ONION

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Jewel Hall
from Cullman, AL

I LOVE FRESH CABBAGE AND MY FRIENDS HAVE HAD A BUMPER CROP THIS YEAR. I love it fried and this is a great recipe. Hope you enjoy this Southern Recipe.

serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    good bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 2 lb
    cabbage, finely diced
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 small pinches of sugar
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How To Make

  • 1
    Fry bacon in large fry pan until it is crisp and brown. Drain and set aside. Keep bacon drippings to use later.
  • 2
    With adequate amount of bacon drippings in fry pan (about 1 cup), Add onion to bacon drippings and stir until translucent. ADD: Chopped cabbage, pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper. Stirring until all of cabbage is coated, more drippings may be necessary to prevent sticking. ADD: Crumbled bacon bits, pinches of sugar (optional) but the sugar brings out the flavor. COVER and cook over LOW heat until cabbage is tender.

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