Fried Cabbage and Bacon With Onion

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a fantastic comfort food recipe!One thing about comfort foods is that you can add a little of this and a little of that, to absolutely make it your comfort food. Feel free to add your special ingredient!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the cabbage into quarters. Remove any wilted or discolored outer leaves. Cut out the core from the cabbge quarters. Cut into large 1-inch dice.
  2. Cook the bacon and onion in a 4-quart pan over medium heat until bacon is crisp, and the onion is wilted.
  3. Remove the bacon and onion to paper towels to drain. There should be about 1/2 cup of bacon drippings in the pan.
  4. Add the cabbage to these drippings and cook without stirring until it begins to brown, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the water, sugar, salt and pepper and cook until the cabbage is tender, about 20 minutes.
  6. Crumble the cooked bacon into the cabbage and serve hot.


Most Helpful

Waaaaaaaay too much salt!! Ruined the entire dish. 1 TBSP is too much. Would recommend that you salt to taste as you go. Otherwise a great cabbage recipe.

lfkletters January 03, 2017

Delicious! I too left out the sugar so it fits into my "Primal Blueprint" program.
I've never had anything like it.

thejonesgal March 10, 2011

My favorite way to eat cabbage- this stuff is irresistible! The only change I make is that I don't add sugar. These are wonderful w/ mashed potatoes.This is a definite keeper!

OrangeOctober February 13, 2008

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