SOUTHERN STYLE CABBAGE

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Cabbage has always been a favorite dish in the South any way you prepare it.

This makes a great side dish or just add some of my cornbread and make a meal out of it. I love cabbage and it is more or less a staple in my house.  I always have a head of cabbage in the fridge.  I love that his vegetable is so versatile and can be prepared so many different ways by just adding a meat or other vegetables.

Ingredients for Southern style cabbage:

4 to 6 slices of bacon, cooked crisp

2 tablespoons bacon drippings

2 tablespoons butter

1 medium onion, peeled and chopped

1 medium sweet green pepper, chopped (can use a combination of both red and green)

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1 small head cabbage, chopped

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning, (optional)

1 cup chicken broth

paprika

Cook bacon until crisp, remove from pan and drain on paper towel. Set bacon aside. Remove excess bacon drippings from pan reserving 2 tablespoons. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter into the bacon drippings in your pan. Add chopped onion, peppers, minced garlic, chopped cabbage, salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning and chicken broth to pan. Cook on medium low heat, covered for 15 to 20 minutes until cabbage reaches the consistency of softness you like. Some people like their cabbage kind of crispy while others like it well done. Remove from heat, crumble bacon on top, sprinkle with paprika. Makes about 6 servings. Enjoy!

Southern Style Cabbage

 

Southern Cabbage

This  recipe is one your family will love. Super easy to make and the perfect side dish. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: easy side dish, southern cabbage
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 slices of bacon cooked crisp
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet green pepper chopped (can use a combination of both red and green)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 small head cabbage chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (optional)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • paprika

Instructions

  • Cook bacon until crisp, remove from pan and drain on paper towel. Set bacon aside. Remove excess bacon drippings from pan reserving 2 tablespoons. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter into the bacon drippings in your pan
  • Add chopped onion, peppers, minced garlic, chopped cabbage, salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning and chicken broth to pan. Cook on medium low heat, covered for 15 to 20 minutes until cabbage reaches the consistency of softness you like. Some people like their cabbage kind of crispy while others like it well done. Remove from heat, crumble bacon on top, sprinkle with paprika. Makes about 6 servings.

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8 Comments

  1. Sherrill Hays says:

    Love this recipe and I love your Bybee casserole bowl!

  2. Sharon Stark says:

    OMG. The Southern Style Cabbage is SOOOOOO good. I served it with Sweet cornbread, because that’s the style my husband loves. I love your recipes and try something new each week,

    • The Southern Lady says:

      Thank you so much Sharon. So happy to hear you are enjoying the recipes and thank you for letting me know.

  3. You do not have to use the bacon do you!! Or the meat broth. I do not eat meat and have not eaten meat in over 50 years. I do fry cabbage and it is very good . You do have nice recipes and if I want to try one..I just omit the meat, eggs or whatever animal you have listed. The food is very good.

  4. Gloria Hellmann says:

    I just love ALL OF YOUR RECEPIES! Enjoy each dish I get to make! Thank you for such a wonderful website!

    • The Southern Lady says:

      Thank you so much Gloria! So happy to hear you are enjoying the recipes and happy to have you on the site. Have a great new year.

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