Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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

xtine November 19, 2008

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