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Smothered Cabbage with Bacon

Russ Myers


Smothered cabbage is really simple to make, just cook up some bacon, use that bacon grease to saute your onions and peppers in and add the cabbage, a little broth and apple cider vinegar and that’s it.

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4 Servings
5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


head cabbage, shredded
1 pkg
bacon, sliced
1/2 c
chicken broth
1 Tbsp
slap ya mama seasoning
1 Tbsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
onion powder
1/2 Tbsp
black pepper
1 large
bell pepper, diced
1 medium
onion, diced
1 stalk(s)
celery, diced
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
apple cider vinegar
extra virgin olive oil
hot sauce

How to Make Smothered Cabbage with Bacon


  • 1In a large skillet, heat about 2 tablespoonfuls of olive oil over medium heat, add bacon and fry until crispy. Remove bacon from pan and drain on paper napkin.
  • 2Add bell pepper, onion, and celery to bacon grease. Saute for about 5 minutes, add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Add spices and mix well.
  • 3Add cabbage and mix well. Cook cabbage about 10 minutes then add broth. Allow cabbage to cook 10 minutes more. Add apple cider vinegar, toss in bacon and cook 5 minutes more.
  • 4Serve with black eyed peas, rice and lots of hot sauce!

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About Smothered Cabbage with Bacon

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German