Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Nice flavor and easy to prepare. Good side dish for any pork entree. If you prefer it more mild, just add a dash of red pepper flakes instead of the 1/4 tsp. indicated.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon until crisp and well browned.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Add chopped onion to the bacon grease and stir until translucent.
  4. Add cabbage, pepper flakes, salt and pepper, stirring until all cabbage is coated.
  5. Add the crumbled bacon bits and cover.
  6. Cook over low heat until cabbage is tender.


Most Helpful

I love cabbage. I did remove more than half of the bacon grease. I added the cabbage into the same pan and stirred to coat it, then added about a half a can of beer for the cooking/braising liquid and added the chopped bacon at the end of the cooking time and my motto is the hotter the better so I aded more pepper flakes. Topped it off with an alka seltzer...I can`t believe I ate the whole thing!!

carlaj January 17, 2002

Thanks JoAnn for submitting this recipe. We liked it a lot. I followed your recipe, except I took out some of the bacon drippings and added a little white wine. It didnt take very long to make this wonderful dish, and I will make it again. Like the other reviewer, I added the bacon after I removed it from the pan, because I like crunchy bacon. It was awfully good!

Miss Annie May 04, 2002

I love Cabbage!
I love Bacon!

This dish is wonderful.

I was looking for a side dish that I could serve with steak tips .

I used both red and green cabbage.
I added a bit of chicken broth to the pan as I thought it needed more moisture.
Finished with a splash of cider vinegar as that is a natural pair.

Simply delish!

NewEnglandCook October 12, 2010

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