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Country Cabbage Recipe

Just plain healthy recipe...

Just three strips of lean bacon and some crunchy green bell pepper add a heap of flavor to this Country Cabbage side dish.

Recipe Ingredients

1 medium cabbage
3 strips lean bacon
1 chopped onion
1/2 medium green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh bacon slices

Recipe Directions

Head of Cabbage for Country Cabbage

Fry the three strips of bacon in kettle until crisp and remove from kettle.

Cook coarsely chopped green pepper and onion in remaining bacon drippings over medium heat until almost tender. Remove outer leaves from cabbage and slice in half and remove core.

Chop cabbage into large pieces and add to green pepper and onion; mix. Add salt and pepper and cook until tender, but do not overcook. Add the crumbled bacon, if using, to the cabbage after it is cooked.

Note: If you prefer, you may cook the onion and pepper in a kettle that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Add cabbage, salt and pepper and cook until tender.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 25; Carbohydrates: 4g; Protein: 1g; Fiber: 1g; Sodium: 63mg

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