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Irish Fried Cabbage with Bacon

Irish Fried Cabbage and Bacon is a simple recipe that's pan-fried in bacon grease and loaded up with bacon pieces and onion and seasoned with brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Irish
Servings: 6
Calories: 148kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Cook bacon in a deep cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, about 4 to 6 minutes. Use a slotted spatula to remove the bacon pieces and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Add the diced onion to the bacon drippings and cook until translucent, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add shredded cabbage to the pan and toss to coat. Add in brown sugar, salt, and pepper and cook until cabbage is tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add the bacon back to the cabbage and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Serve hot and season with additional salt and pepper if desired.

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Notes

  • Brown sugar can be left out if desired. 
  • Leftover boiled cabbage can also be used, reduce cooking time. 
  • This recipe is common in many regions with many variations, this one is mine.

Nutrition

Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 28.4mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.5mg