Carbonara cabbage

Carbonara cabbage

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 8

Give your side dish an Italian twist by mixing tender Savoy with smoked bacon, garlic, cream and Parmesan

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
204
protein
11g
carbs
5g
fat
16g
saturates
8g
fibre
4g
sugar
5g
salt
1.1g

Ingredients

  • 1kg Savoy cabbage, finely shredded
  • 12 rashers streaky bacon, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  • 250ml single cream
  • 50g parmesan, grated

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Method

  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Tip in the cabbage and boil for 10 mins. Drain and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan and cook the bacon for 7-8 mins until golden and crisp, adding the garlic for the final 3 mins.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the cream and Parmesan with some freshly ground black pepper. Add the cream mixture and the cabbage to the bacon pan. Toss everything together until well coated. Return to the heat to warm through for a few mins before serving.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2012

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mouse38's picture

Not really a huge fan of cabbage, but bought one and wasn't sure how to cook it. Tried this recipe and everyone loved it - even me!

mouldyoldboats's picture

My Daughter, who doesn't eat cabbage licked the pan !!!
I did some Rump Steak cooked Sous Vide and potato wedges........to die for. Or, in quantity, of.....

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