Easy skillet-fried cabbage with bacon made with minimal ingredients. This makes the perfect side dish!
Hey cousins! Many years ago, I shared one of my fried cabbage recipes with y’all. Many of you loved the recipe, and still use it to this very day. However, a few cousins asked if I could share my fried cabbage recipe without using peppers, and broth.
The answer is yes!! Broth, and peppers are definitely an optional addition. I don’t always use make my fried cabbage the exact same way. Sometimes I just like really simple skillet-fried cabbage with bacon and onions.
This cabbage recipe is super easy to make, and you can use any type of cabbage for this recipe.
When it comes to bacon, I like using the fatty bacon ends because it renders more bacon grease. More bacon grease means more flavor for this side dish, in my opinion.
When I make this recipe, I like to pair it with my turkey meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Or maybe make a complete soul food meal with pigs feet, potato salad, and this cabbage.
Try my skillet-fried cabbage with bacon recipe, and tell me what you think!
Skillet Fried Cabbage with Bacon
- 3-4 lb head of cabbage washed & sliced
- 1/4 lb bacon ends chopped
- 1 medium sweet yellow onion
- 2 tsp seasoning salt I use RosaMae Seasonings
- 1 tsp ground black pepper
- Add the bacon ends into a large skillet, and place the skillet over medium high heat.
- Fry the bacon ends until most of the fat has rendered, and the bacon is crisp.
- Add in the onions, and cook for 1 minute.
- Next, start adding in the cabbage, and stir in.
- Add more cabbage into the skillet as it cooks downs, until everything is in the skillet.
- Sprinkle in the seasoning salt, and black pepper. Stir well.
- Fry the cabbage until it's tender, then turn off the heat.
- Serve, and enjoy!
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Jennifer Washington Grant says
I love cabbage and bacon!!¡❤️