Fried Cabbage Recipe -
Fried Cabbage Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Fried Cabbage

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"This is a great way to get your family to eat veggies. My son dislikes boiled cabbage, but agrees this is a tasty dish."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Cook and stir bacon, onions, and bell pepper together in a skillet over medium heat until bacon is just starting to brown, about 10 minutes. Add cabbage and cook, stirring frequently, until cabbage is tender and transparent, 20 to 30 minutes.
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  • Cook's Notes:
  • Try adding diced celery, red or yellow peppers, or grated carrot for color.
  • Reducing the amount of bacon will lower the fat for those watching their calories/cholesterol.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 13, 2014

I would suggest that when starting to cook this you use two separate frying pans. Caramelize the cabbage,onions, and pepper in a larger pot using olive oil and slowly saute until transparent. This will bring out the natural sweetness of the cabbage. In another frying pan cook the bacon to desired doneness. Drain off the fat before adding bacon to the sauted vegetables. Add just enough bacon drippings to flavor the dish. Sprinkle with a little Beau Monde Seasoning and serve. Full of flavor without the fat.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 15, 2015

to greasy!!


7 Ratings

Oct 29, 2014

Oh my goodness, this is delicious! I had a small portion of cabbage to use up, so I just adjusted the amounts of all the ingredients. The directions didn't say whether to cover or not, so I put the lid on the pan to help steam the cabbage. This was a nice side to go with 'Grilled Pepper Steak Salad' from AR. Contented Home-maker, this was an excellent recipe, that I will be using again.

Apr 02, 2015

This is very good. Amazing how much better cabbage tastes if it's sautéed rather than boiled. One can add in shredded onions and sweet peppers as desired, a little bit of chopped fresh hot pepper or garlic, whatever seems to fit and the family or guests like. I would do a bit of bacon in the microwave until crisp and then crumble it over the dish last thing. It gives a nice finish and leaves out the a lories and fat in a whole pound of bacon.

Feb 17, 2015

Really good and husband thought so too. Came home late with little time before dinner, and less energy. I only used a half pound of bacon and half of a large onion. Husband said you'll have to keep that recipe. He rarely says that!

Mar 15, 2015

Yum! I made half a batch as it was just for 2 of us and added a couple squirts of Sriracha sauce as we were looking for some spice. I would also consider adding some fresh sliced hot peppers to the mix, very good!

Jan 07, 2015

Wonderful! This is going to be one of my new favorite sides. I actually used purple cabbage because I was trying to use it up and a red bell pepper


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  • Calories
  • 164 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 9.6 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 460 mg
  • 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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