Growing up my grandmother used to make some of the best southern fried cabbage! It was so simple and flavorful but so good. It’s quick, easy, and you can have it on your dinner table in just minutes. We all love a quick recipe. So, without further ado let’s make this southern cabbage recipe!
Benefits of cabbage
Did you know that cabbage is keto-friendly and one serving of this fried cabbage with bacon is extremely low in calories? Cabbage helps with inflammation, it’s packed with vitamin C, can possibly lower your blood pressure, and can also help lower your cholesterol. If that’s not enough to make this recipe, let’s not forget how delicious this fried cabbage is. . It’s definitely the best cabbage you’ve ever tasted.
How to make fried cabbage?
To make southern fried cabbage is quite simple but it can be ruined in the blink of an eye, so you must be careful. The first thing you will need to do is wash and cut your cabbage into bite-sized pieces. Once you have done this in a deep pot add in your oil. Once the oil has heated up, add in your bacon and cook until crispy. Now, add in your chopped cabbage.
Next, make sure to season your cabbage with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. If you like you can add a tiny bit of seasoning salt, but this is completely up to you. After adding all the seasonings in make sure you stir your cabbage so that the bacon and the oil from the bacon can mix in with the cabbage well. Lastly, place a top on the cabbage until it begins to soften. This entire process should only take about 15 to 20 minutes.
Is bacon the only thing you can put in cabbage?
Bacon isn’t the only thing you can add to this fried cabbage recipe. You can add in sausages, onions, sugar, red pepper flakes, and fatback. To name a few. Making a good quick and easy cabbage recipe has endless options!
If you enjoyed the best southern fried cabbage recipe, make sure to try my easy honey bbq oven-baked beef ribs.
The Best Southern Fried Cabbage
- 6 Slices thick bacon
- 1 Medium head of lettuce
- 1/4 Tsp salt
- 1 Tsp Pepper
- 1 Tsp Garlic powder
- In a pot add in your bacon(cook until crispy)
- Add in your cabbage and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder
- Stir your bacon and cabbage together well
- Cover your cabbage with a lid and cook on medium until cabbage become tender