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!!
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!
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.
Great cabbage recipe although, as usual, I did improvise a bit. I used turkey bacon and half tsp caraway seeds, which I added in with the onions, since I was out of red pepper flakes. ( I cut down the amount of bacon to only a few slices and it still tasted great.) The water that clung to the cabbage was enough to cook it, but since the bacon I was using was not a fatty bacon, I did add canola oil to the cabbage. To me the important aspects of cooking this are to chop the cabbage uniformly with special attention to the stems of the cabbage, add cabbage in batches and initially cook on a med high flame, stirring constantly and then lower to a simmer, stir occasionally and continue to cook til the cabbage is cooked through. I ate this with Uncle Ben's brown rice and my own hamburger steaks with onion gravy. Finally, since I have had positive experiences in the past with freezing cooked cabbage and I I froze half this recipe right away.
Had a 1/4 head of cabbage on hand and I needed to use it before it went south.This is so easy and quick.I did not have any bacon on hand so other than that followed the recipe.I added a little Italian dressing.I know the bacon is key here and will try it again.
I make my cabbage like this all the time...really love the addition of the red pepper flakes. Thanks!
This dish is one of my favorites. Comes out best with fresh spring onion
OMG! I have not had this in years! I made it tonight and it is delicious! Reminds me of huge Sunday family lunches at my grandmother's home. Thanks JoAnn, for the reminder and for a delicious recipe!
JoAnn, This is a wonderful tasteful recipes!!! I give it 5 starts.
Just like my mom makes! Love this recipe! So easy and SO good!