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5 from 2 votes

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


  • 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.