Sautéed Cabbage with Bacon, Onion
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A saute of cabbage, bacon, onion, with Irish Butter, a delicious and big fat healthy side dish. Dill is the herb of choice and prevents excess gas.
Recipe type: Vegetable Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
  • 1 medium sized head cabbage
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 pieces of thick bacon
  • 2 tablespoon Irish butter
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill Order Here
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 small apple (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (optional)
  1. Take outer leaves off cabbage. Rinse any dirt off of cabbage.
  2. Cut bacon across into lardons.
  3. Saute the bacon well, but not to super crispy.
  4. Add garlic loves to bacon grease.
  5. Slice onion in thin slices, cook in the bacon grease, just until softened but not browned and then add in cabbage and Irish butter. Remove garlic cloves.
  6. Cook on low heat, while stirring occasionally until the cabbage is softened. Add in a touch of lemon zest at the last few minutes for fragrance. Add in fresh dill if you have it, but dried will be okay too.
  7. You can choose to brown the cabbage by turning the heat up to medium high. If you can refrigerate and reheat, you will have more flavor, but it's not necessary.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Options: If you are adding an apple, slice thinly (can leave skin on) and sauté with onion.
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