Savoy Cabbage With Bacon

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Savoy cabbage is a delicious, & delicate cabbage. Here it's braised with bacon, white beans and sage making it a wonderful supper with crusty bread! Yum!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon in 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, about 3 minutes.
  2. Use slotted spoon to set bacon aside; place on paper towelling.
  3. Drain off all but 2 tablespoons fat.
  4. Add garlic, crushed red pepper, and leeks to skillet.
  5. Cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add cabbage, chicken stock, white wine and beans.
  7. Gently toss to combine.
  8. Simmer until cabbage is just beginning to wilt, about 3 minutes.
  9. Crumble bacon.
  10. Toss cooked mixture with bacon, sage, chives or scallions and pepper.
  11. Adjust seasoning.
  12. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Most Helpful

5 5

This was REALLY good! I made a couple changes to get it down to 5 WW PPV and add/keep flavor. This is what I'm eating it for lunch this week! My changes:
Only kept 1 T bacon fat in the pan instead of 2 (it was plenty!); used about 1/3 c diced onions instead of leeks, added 1/8 tsp cayenne instead of crushed red, used all chicken broth and no wine, replaced sage with cumin (my favorite spice!). YUM!!!

Love this dish! I used one can of beans and dry sage, and no wine. Still, absolutely delicious!

5 5

What a super supper this made for last evening. Followed the recipe to the letter other than not having applewood smoked bacon---had to use regular amish smoked bacon. Terrific.