Fried Cabbage

Total Time: 30 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 8

Author: Kristin Maxwell


Fried Cabbage


· 1 pound bacon (cut into ½-inch pieces (I use low-sodium))· 1 small onion (finely diced)· 1 small head of green cabbage (shredded or roughly chopped)· 2 tablespoons brown sugar· ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes· 1 tablespoon fresh minced parsley· Salt and pepper (to taste)


Step 1Heat a large, heavy bottomed (like cast iron) skillet over medium heat. Add diced bacon and cook until crisp; 8-10 minutes. Using a slotted spoon or spatula, transfer bacon to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Do not discard the bacon grease!Step 2To the bacon grease, add the chopped onion and cook until softened; 5-6 minutes.Step 3Add chopped cabbage, brown sugar and red pepper flakes to the pan, and cook until cabbage is softened. Stir in the bacon and cook until heated through.Step 4Stir in parsley and season with salt and pepper as desired.