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Fried cabbage with bacon, onions and parsley.

Fried Cabbage with Bacon

This fried cabbage is cooked to tender perfection with bacon and onions. A super easy low carb side dish that's perfect for any occasion!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 170kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 8 slices bacon coarsely chopped
  • 1 white onion finely diced
  • 1 head green cabbage cored and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon sugar optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Heat a large pan over medium high heat. Add the bacon and cook until browned, 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the onions to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes or until they are translucent.
  • Add the cabbage, sugar salt and pepper.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is wilted. You may need to add a bit of water to help the cabbage along.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 222mg | Potassium: 342mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 56.8mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 0.9mg