Cabbage with bacon & onions

Cabbage with bacon & onions

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(12 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Give your greens a bit of crunch with John Torode's speedy side - perfect for Sunday lunch

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal283
  • fat22g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre6g
  • protein11g
  • salt1.7g
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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 200g smoked lardon, or diced bacon
  • 1 Savoy cabbage
  • 150ml boiling water

Method

  1. Fry the onion in butter for 2 mins, then add the bacon and cook for a few mins more until golden.

  2. Stir in the cabbage and boiling water. Cook for 2 mins over a medium heat until wilted, then cover, turn the heat to low and cook for another 5 mins.

  3. Uncover and stir well; the cabbage should have a little colour. If not, increase the heat and cook for a few moments more. Season to taste.

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chickens82
17th Mar, 2016
5.05
LUSH
sabahl
19th Dec, 2015
5.05
Very quick, easy, and tasty. The butter quantity can be cut to 30g for the calorie conscious.
rebecca1july
12th Nov, 2014
5.05
This is a great autumnal recipe which I will use again and again .xx
lizleicester
17th Nov, 2013
Used ordinary cabbage and it was transformed into a really delicious side dish using this recipe.
emilymcgovern
13th Oct, 2013
An excellent way to make cabbage more interesting.!
vix-stix
22nd Sep, 2013
Easy & tasty recipe, both my children had a try and ate every bite. Will become a Sunday roast favourite.
whizzyrow
20th Jun, 2013
Surprising with so few ingredients - but it tastes really good
stonefruit
28th Jan, 2013
5.05
I am a cabbage lover and this is heavenly!
chocolicious
9th Nov, 2012
5.05
Delicious lunch with a few toasted pine nuts - rich in Dietary Fibre, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium......ooops sorry!
fairypetal
20th Jun, 2012
5.05
I always use this dish for my Sunday Roasts, and it is really nice...a good way to get the kids to eat their greens!!! Always enjoy it...infact my Dad thought I had bought it from Marks....was surprised when i told him I hadnt!!!

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rollinghedgehog
11th Jan, 2017
Do you slice the cabbage? It says stir it in so I assume you need to prepare it in some way?
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goodfoodteam
16th Jan, 2017
Thanks for your question. Yes you do need to slice the cabbage. We will amend the recipe to make that clear.
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