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Fried Cabbage

Fried Cabbage

This fried cabbage recipe is easy and delicious. It's the perfect way to use your fresh from the garden cabbage heads
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked cabbage, fried cabbage, Mexican Side Dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6


  • 6 slices thin or thick cut bacon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium cabbage head with the core removed, shredded, then cut into small pieces
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 Teaspoon white sugar


  • Place the 6 slices of bacon into a large frying pan over medium heat. Fry the bacon until it's fully cooked through. Remove the cooked bacon from the frying pan , reserving the bacon grease in the pan. When the bacon has cooled, crumble it and set it to the side.
    Add the shredded cabbage , diced onion and sugar to the pan with the bacon grease. Cook the cabbage and onions in the pan, turning the cabbage with a spatula until it wilts down and becomes soft. Continue cooking if you like until it browns slightly. Add the crumbled bacon to the pan and mix it in by folding it into the cabbage with a spatula. Salt and pepper the cabbage to taste before serving.