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  • SOUTHERN STYLE CABBAGE

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    Cabbage has always been a favorite dish in the South any way you prepare it. This makes a great side dish or just add some of my cornbread and make a meal out of it. I love cabbage and it is more or less a staple in my house.  I always have a head of cabbage in the fridge.  I love that his vegetable is so versatile and can be prepared so many different ways by just adding a meat or other vegetables. Ingredients for Southern style cabbage: 4 to 6 slices of bacon, cooked crisp 2 tablespoons bacon drippings 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped 1 medium sweet green pepper, chopped (can use a combination of both red and green) 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 small head cabbage, chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning, (optional) 1 cup chicken broth paprika Cook bacon until crisp, remove from pan and drain on paper towel. Set bacon aside. Remove excess bacon drippings from pan reserving 2 tablespoons. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter into the bacon drippings in your pan. Add chopped onion, peppers, minced garlic, chopped cabbage, salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning and chicken broth to pan. Cook on medium low heat, covered for 15 to 20 minutes until cabbage reaches the consistency of softness you like. Some people like their cabbage kind of crispy while others like it well done. Remove from heat, crumble bacon on top, sprinkle with paprika. Makes about 6 servings. Enjoy!   Print Recipe Southern Cabbage This  recipe is one your family will love. Super easy to make and the perfect side dish.  Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins Course: Side DishCuisine: American, southernKeyword: easy side dish, southern cabbage Servings: 6 servings Author: The Southern Lady Cooks Ingredients4 to 6 slices of bacon cooked crisp2 tablespoons bacon drippings2 tablespoons butter1 medium onion peeled and chopped1 medium sweet green pepper chopped (can use a combination of both red and green)1 teaspoon minced garlic1 small head cabbage chopped1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (optional)1 cup chicken brothpaprika InstructionsCook bacon until crisp, remove from pan and drain on paper towel. Set bacon aside. Remove excess bacon drippings from pan reserving 2 tablespoons. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter into the bacon drippings in your panAdd chopped onion, peppers, minced garlic, chopped cabbage, salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning and chicken broth to pan. Cook on medium low heat, covered for 15 to 20 minutes until cabbage reaches the consistency of softness you like. Some people like their cabbage kind of crispy while others like it well done. Remove from heat, crumble bacon on top, sprinkle with paprika. Makes about 6 servings. Are you reading our digital magazine, Front Porch Life? It’s full of great new recipes, country living, fantastic people, southern charm, cooking tips and so much more. We send it directly to your email so you can start reading, cooking and relaxing immediately! This is our premium content not found on our website. Join 1000’s of others today and start enjoying our magazine!  Follow us on Instagram! Be sure and PIN this recipe for later: © The Southern Lady Cooks photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder.   Related  

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