Sauteed Cabbage and Bacon

Sauteed Cabbage and Bacon

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Everything tastes better with bacon, especially sautéed cabbage. Enjoy the sweet and smoky balance of flavors in this side dish.


  • 1 2-1/2-pound cabbage
  • 6 slices bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice


  1. Cut the cabbage into quarters, core and then cut into large pieces.
  2. Place the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic to the pan and cook for an additional 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add the cabbage, water, sugar, salt, pepper and lemon juice; toss to combine then cover and cook for 8 minutes. Serve warm.

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