CABBAGE, BACON AND POTATO SKILLET

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This Cabbage, Bacon and Potato Skillet is a quick and easy comfort food dish.  We love cabbage and adding bacon and potatoes just makes this vegetable even better.  You can’t beat this with a big old hunk of cornbread on a cold night.

Cabbage Bacon Potato Skillet

5 to 6 slices bacon

3 tablespoons olive oil or leftover bacon drippings

4 carrots, scraped and thinly sliced

1 onion, peeled and chopped

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon turmeric

4 tablespoons butter (Optional)

1/2 head cabbage, chopped or shredded

4 to 5 potatoes, peeled and cubed

 

Cook bacon, remove from skillet,  drain and set aside.   Saute onions and carrots until tender in bacon drippings or olive oil.  Stir in butter,  cabbage, salt, pepper, cumin, and turmeric.  Cook uncovered about 20 minutes on medium heat stirring a couple times. Add potatoes, cover and simmer until potatoes are cooked or about another 20 minutes.  Crumble bacon slices on top before serving.  Makes 6 to 8 servings. Enjoy.

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Cabbage, Bacon and Potato Skillet

This skillet dish is super easy to make and delicious to enjoy on a busy night. The flavors are wonderful! This dish has great reviews. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time39 mins
Total Time54 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: cabbage skillet, easy side dish
Servings: 6 Servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 5 to 6 slices bacon
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or leftover bacon drippings
  • 4 carrots scraped and thinly sliced
  • 1 onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 4 tablespoons butter Optional
  • 1/2 head cabbage chopped or shredded
  • 4 to 5 potatoes peeled and cubed

Instructions

  • Cook bacon, remove from skillet, drain and set aside. Saute onions and carrots until tender in bacon drippings or olive oil. Stir in butter, cabbage, salt, pepper, cumin, and turmeric. Cook uncovered about 20 minutes on medium heat stirring a couple times
  • Add potatoes, cover and simmer until potatoes are cooked or about another 20 minutes. Crumble bacon slices on top before serving. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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