Southern Fried Cabbage

Southern Fried Cabbage

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"For folks who like cabbage, and are adventurous enough to try something different, this is just what you need."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 310 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 310 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 22.4 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 9.5 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 558 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet, and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate.
  2. In the same skillet, stir cabbage in the bacon drippings until coated. Place lid on skillet and cook over medium heat until cabbage is tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in sugar and season with salt and pepper. Cook uncovered, stirring constantly until cabbage is crisp and brown on the edges. Serve cabbage with bacon crumbled on top.
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I have been cooking cabbage like this for at least 5 years when I got it from a Southern friend of mine. We have it almost every holiday. I just don't add the sugar, never found it necessary. The cabbage carmelizes itself the longer you cook it. I always cook extra bacon because my husband and kids steal it as they walk through the kitchen.


This was excellent! ...really nice change from the usual. My family couldnt get enough. I think the recipe is perfect just as changes needed. Thanks for sharing

Monica Johnson

this cabbage is awesome!!! i've always preferred cabbage that was sauted, but this is delish. i added a little cayenne to balance the sweet from the sugar and frying it in the bacon grease just made it money!!! making this again tonight. what a great way to eat cabbage. kids loved it too. thank you so much for posting such a delicious, simple recipe that i never thought of!