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Fried Cabbage with Bacon

Fried Cabbage with Bacon

By Clarence Joseph

Thinly sliced cabbage meets thick-cut bacon for this salty, savory southern-style side.

Prep Time

10 Min

Cook Time

40 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
6 Slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
1 Small onion, diced
1 Small head green cabbage, cored and chopped into 1 inch strips
1/2 Teaspoon minced garlic
As Needed Salt
As Needed Ground black pepper
As Needed As needed fresh chopped parsley, for serving


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 275°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    275 ˚F / 135 ˚C


  • 2

    Place a cast iron pan directly on the grill grate. When the pan is hot, add the bacon and cook until crisp, about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove bacon and leave drippings behind.


  • 3

    Add onion to the drippings and increase Traeger temperature to 325°F. Cook until translucent then add cabbage and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is just tender and slightly charred, about 15 minutes.

    325 ˚F / 163 ˚C


  • 4

    Return bacon to the pan and lightly mix in until warmed. Sprinkle with parsley and enjoy!

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