Go Back
+ servings

Looking for more free recipes? Subscribe to my newsletter and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram for all of the latest updates.

wooden spoon scooping up some fried cabbage and bacon
5 from 1 vote

Fried Cabbage and Bacon

This Fried Cabbage and Bacon is full of smokey bacon flavor and is super easy to make. This is my go-to staple, low carb recipe.
Print Pin This

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb bacon 1/2 package, chopped
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 head green cabbage chopped
  • 1 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 bunch of flat leaf parsley chopped for garnish

Instructions

  • Saute chopped bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon to a paper towel-lined plate, reserving fat drippings in saute pan for cooking onions and cabbage.
  • Saute onion over medium heat until translucent (approximately 5 minutes).
  • Add minced garlic and saute one minute longer.
  • Add cabbage, salt, pepper, and paprika to onion/garlic mixture and saute over medium
  • Heat until the cabbage is just beginning to get tender.
  • Return bacon crumbles and red pepper flakes and saute for one minute longer.
  • Garnish with a light sprinkle of chopped parsley. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes:

The equipment section below contains affiliate links to products we use and love!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 301kcal (15%)Carbohydrates: 16g (5%)Protein: 10g (20%)Fat: 23g (35%)Saturated Fat: 8g (40%)Trans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 37mg (12%)Sodium: 1001mg (42%)Potassium: 533mg (15%)Fiber: 6g (24%)Sugar: 8g (9%)Vitamin A: 405IU (8%)Vitamin C: 84mg (102%)Calcium: 101mg (10%)Iron: 1mg (6%)