Braised Cabbage and Bacon

"This is the perfect accompaniment to corned beef or Reuben sandwiches."
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  • In a deep skillet, cook bacon until done.
  • Remove bacon from skillet, add the onions.
  • Cook onions until translucent.
  • Add cabbage and other ingredients, cover.
  • Cook until tender.
  • Crumble bacon back into pot and stir.
  • Serve hot.

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  1. perfect side dish for ribs or steak. went over well even with my kids!<br/> i made it with turkey bacon and it turned out very well still. i just cooked the bacon and onions together at the same time, then tossed in the rest.<br/> very good!
  2. When making this recipe, I cut the ingredients in half for the two of us. Otherwise I followed instructions to the letter. The dish had a lovely smoky and sweet/sour taste and reminded me a lot of Dutch or German red cabbage recipes I've had in the past. I will make it again. The recipe was made for Bargain Basement Tag.


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