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5 from 2 votes

Bacon Cabbage Skillet

This easy skillet dish will quickly become a family favorite.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon Cabbage Skillet
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 3 to 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings or oil I use the drippings from the bacon in this
  • 1 small head cabbage chopped (about 6 cups of chopped cabbage)
  • 1/2 small onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 4 ounce jar pimentos, drained
  • 4 ounces cream cheese cut into small pieces
  • few drops hot sauce or pinch or cayenne Optional


  • Cook bacon, drain, crumble and set aside. Melt butter in a large skillet, add bacon drippings or oil along with your chopped cabbage and onion. Sprinkle on black pepper, salt, minced garlic and ground mustard.
  • Cook cabbage until tender and add pimentos, cream cheese and hot sauce. Cook until cream cheese is melted and stir in crumbled bacon. .


You could use green pepper in place of the pimentos in this dish.