FRIED CABBAGE WITH BACON, ONION, AND GARLIC
Fried Cabbage is one of the best recipes for comfort-food you can produce. This simple-ingredient southern favorite is great as a side dish when you add bacon, onions, and garlic, or as your main meal with a huge hunk of cornbread on the side!
The modest and economical cabbage is the star of today’s recipe, and our dinner rotation makes this simple and easy meal a daily.
6 slices Of bacon.
A large head cabbage, I removed the core and sliced it.
2 minced cloves Of garlic.
1 large diced onion.
1 Tbsp.Of salt.
1 Tsp.Of ground black pepper.
1/2 Tsp.Of onion powder.
1/2 Tsp.Of garlic powder.
1/2 Tsp.Of paprika.
Carrots, but it’s optional
In a large skillet, I fried the bacon over medium heat until crispy and fried.
To rinse, I cut the bacon and put it on paper towels. I chopped it into crumbles.
I stirred in the garlic and onion with the bacon grease and I cooked in a pan, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes, until tender.
After that, quickly I added the cabbage and continue to cook for another ten minutes or until softened.
To steam the cabbage, I added the bacon crumbles on top, 1⁄3 cup of water as required, salt and pepper to taste, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika.
I stirred to mix, I reduced the heat and cooked for a few more minutes, or till the liquid evaporates, and continued to stir at frequent intervals.
If needed, I tasted and re-seasoned, and Immediately I served it.
Remember that you have some carrots in the mixture, which just adds something special to the dish.