Mamaw English's Fried Cabbage and Turnips

Mamaw English's Fried Cabbage And Turnips Recipe

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Tari Harlan


As a child, I would only eat raw turnips. I would eat these though!! My Mamaw was one of the best cooks I ever knew. I love this on lumpy mashed potatoes!!!!


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6 slice
cabbage head, shredded
turnips, halved and sliced
1 large
onion, halved and thinly sliced
1/4 c
1/4 c
1 tsp
1/4 tsp

How to Make Mamaw English's Fried Cabbage and Turnips


  • 1In a large skillet, brown bacon, crumble and drain on a paper towel. Reserve for later.
  • 2To skillet and bacon drippings, add turnips and onion slices tossing and cooking until onions are translucent, and turnips start to soften, (sometimes I let them brown a little).
  • 3Add shredded cabbage to skillet, stiring gently to coat with drippings.
  • 4When cabbage begins to wilt, add water, sugar, salt and pepper, stir to blend, cover and cook until cabbage is softened, stir in reserved bacon and serve.

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About Mamaw English's Fried Cabbage and Turnips

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #cabbage

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