This simple Fried Cabbage recipe comes together in 15 minutes, is made with onions and vegan bacon. It is a hearty and satisfying low carb recipe that the whole family will love, even the pickiest eaters. Delicious as side dish with my Creamy Potatoes or the Garlic Mashed Potatoes, but also as main course.
Who does not love cabbage? Honestly, there have been times when I haven’t been a big fan of this vegetable, but only until I gave it another shot with my Cabbage Roll Casserole or my Cabbage Roll Soup.
Why you know this Fried Cabbage is a keeper
Everything comes really fast together which is great for an easy weeknight meal.
The flavors: mustard, brown sugar and smoked paprika really make the difference.
Versatile – this dish goes well together with almost anything.
What you need for the Fried Cabbage recipe
- Bacon bites
- Olive oil
- Smoked paprika
- Brown sugar
How to make Fried Cabbage
In a pan, heat olive oil. Add onions, garlic, and bacon bites. Cook for around 2 minutes.
Add now cabbage, mustard, smoked paprika, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes more until cabbage is tender. Make sure that you don’t overcook it. Serve and enjoy.
Leftovers are good in the fridge for around 5 days. For freezing store in airtight containers. With a lid on top the Fried Cabbage will last for 2 months.
Tips and tricks:
If you are looking for a tangy flavor, you can add 1-2 Tbsp white vinegar to the Fried Cabbage.
Instead of brown sugar, maple is also really delicious.
For bacon bites, vegan sausage will be great as well.
Umami: add a splash tamari, which goes really well with the other ingredients.
Other recipes to try:
- 7 oz vegan bacon
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 14 oz Cabbage, chopped
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup onions, diced
- 2 tsp brown sugar
- 1 tsp mustard
- salt, pepper to taste
- In a pan, heat olive oil. Add onions, garlic, and bacon bites. Cook for around 2 minutes.
- Add now cabbage, mustard, smoked paprika, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes more until cabbage is tender. Make sure that you don't overcook it.
- Serve and enjoy.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 125Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 122mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 3g