Cabbage and Piggies

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Millereg

A traditional English recipe that I altered just a tad to decrease the sodium content. If you're not watching your salt intake, use regular bacon and butter.

Top Review by xtine

This was very good, especially for a recipe which is so simple and has so few ingredients. Bacon makes everything delicious! I steamed the cabbage instead of boiling it, but that was the only change I made. Thanks for posting this, I will definitely be making it again soon. Made for My Three Chefs Fall 2008

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim and quarter the cabbage and wash it well.
  2. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and throw in the cabbage.
  3. While it is cooking, cut the bacon into small pieces and fry in the butter in a hot frying pan.
  4. When it is tender, after about 10 minutes, drain the cabbage thoroughly, cut it into shreds with a knife and press lightly to strain off the water.
  5. Place it in a mound on a warm deep dish and throw the bacon and its hot fat over the top.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and a pinch of allspice and serve large helpings.

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