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easy southern fried cabbage and bacon

Fried Cabbage with Bacon

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

FriedCabbage with Bacon is stir-fried with butter and onions, thensimmered in broth until perfectly tender.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fried Cabbage with Bacon
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 322 kcal
Author: Marionela Tiron


  • 12 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 head large green cabbage roughly chopped
  • 1 cup broth chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place a large, heavy-bottom skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Once hot add the bacon and cook stirring until crispy and nicely browned.
  3. Remove to a plate and discard the grease, leaving in only about 2 tablespoons.
  4. Add onion and cook for 4 minutes. Add garlic, cook one more minute.
  5. Next, add the cabbage and cook for another 5-7 minutes.
  6. Pour the broth on top, season with salt and pepper, cover, and cook for 5-7 minutes or until tender.
  7. Mix in the bacon and cook uncovered for 5 minutes.
  8. Taste and adjust for salt and pepper and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Fried Cabbage with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 322 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 674mg29%
Potassium 423mg12%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 138IU3%
Vitamin C 49mg59%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.