All-in-one cabbage with beans & carrots

All-in-one cabbage with beans & carrots

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(20 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Perfect with chicken or fish, there's no need to serve another side with this medley on the table

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal169
  • fat8g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre0g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.17g
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Ingredients

  • 25g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

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

  • 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped into small chunks
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 1 Savoy cabbage, quartered, cored and shredded
  • 400g can haricot bean, washed and drained
  • 300ml chicken stock

Method

  1. Heat the butter in a wide saucepan. Add the bacon and carrots, then sizzle for 3-4 mins until the bacon starts to crisp. Stir in the cabbage, cook for 2 mins until wilted, then add the beans. Pour over the stock, then simmer for about 5 mins until the beans are hot and the carrots are just cooked.

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ruthmac60
19th Aug, 2011
could you freeze this recipe ?
claireallum
20th May, 2011
A good recipe to get the family to eat cabbage, we have it with salmon fillets.
allendeath
16th Mar, 2011
5.05
Really lovely, and so easy. I had no beans, no bacon and the wrong type of ccabbage and it was still great. I used spring cabbage, some left over chorizo and just left out the beans - it went down really well and people had seconds of veg - I served it with roast chicken. Will definately use again and again, previously my green cabbage cooking has been awful (boiled mush or slightly burnt sauteed) so this is a revalation!
shivvystew77
26th Feb, 2011
5.05
I served it with fresh bread for lunch and we all enjoyed it
jmclarnon7
16th Jan, 2011
4.05
Don't eat meat so left out the bacon. Added a little salt and white pepper and it was scrummy. Tasty enough to eat on its own!
nikkiecooke22
1st Nov, 2010
5.05
this recipe is fab, it's the ultimate side dish when having a dinner party-a family favourite :D
rhianthomas1984
24th Aug, 2010
4.05
Although i left out the beans and substituted the smoked streaky bacon for unsmoked back bacon (due to one of my guests not liking them), it was still a lovely dish and full of flavour. A great way to make plain veg a little more interesting.
granite
5th Apr, 2010
5.05
I loved this recipe. I had some spring onions, a green chile pepper half the seeds left, a few mushrooms and a stick of celery in the fridge, so i added them with the carrots and bacon. The taste was fantastic. When served it I sprinkled some asagio cheese. Try it the flavours are incredible. We ate it on its own with some crusty bread. A meal in itself.
claireparnell
18th Aug, 2009
5.05
Really yummy way to cook up some cabbage. Made it alongside the slow roasted chicken so you can use the one stock cube for both recipes. Result was a really easy, tasty Sunday dinner.
ivorharley
2nd Mar, 2009
Really tasty - everyone loved it. Even better when some celery and leek added. Its become a firm family favourite. Can be spiced up too if needed as an accompaniment to Morrocan or Indian food. Any left over can be used as a base for soup the following day - add stock and either add thickener or liquidise some and leave some rustic chunks, served with crusty bread makes a warnming lunch.

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