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cooking cabbage in a skillet

Fried Cabbage

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WW Freestyle: 1
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American/Southern, Balkans, Macedonian, Polish
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 148
Author: Katerina | Diethood


  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 small head green cabbage, cored and coarsely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • sliced green onions, for garnish (optional)


  • Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet for about 5 minutes, or to a desired crispiness.
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon from the pan and set aside, leaving bacon grease in the skillet.
  • Add onion to the skillet and cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in cabbage and garlic.
  • Season with salt and pepper and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is just tender; about 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Stir bacon back into the skillet.
  • Garnish with red pepper flakes and green onions; serve.


Nutrition Facts
Fried Cabbage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 148 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 188mg8%
Potassium 338mg10%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 182IU4%
Vitamin C 57mg69%
Calcium 67mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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