Caramelized Cabbage

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by GrumpyIrishLady

This is a really simple recipe I came up with last night during a cabbage crisis! Absolutely delicious, even my husband who thinks he hates cabbage enjoyed this!

Top Review by SweetSueAl

I have been making cabbage like this for years. Sometimes I add bacon, sometimes not. It is one of my favorite ways to cook cabbage! I do save my bacon grease, so when you I am in a pinch and out of bacon, I can use that. Thanks for posting HumbleHousewife

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat lidded skillet over a medium heat and add butter.
  2. Saute the onion and bacon in the butter until bacon begins to render fat and onion is just translucent.
  3. Add sliced cabbage.
  4. Place lid on skillet to allow cabbage to soften.
  5. Cook 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Turn heat up to high and stir fry for a few minutes.
  7. The cabbage should begin to colour and caramelize with the onions.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Serve immediately.
  10. Can be mashed into plain mashed potatoes for a unique champ or "bubble and squeak" if re-fried.

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