Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon (Great for a Side Dish or Meal)

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This Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon is the perfect side dish or can stand alone as a meal. It’s versatile in flavor and perfect for a low-carb diet!

If you're looking for a delicious side dish that is certain to please, you won't want to miss out on this Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon!

Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon Recipe

I don’t know why cabbage tends to get such a bad rap. In our house, we love eating it because it really can go with a variety of different meals and flavors. Plus, cabbage does a great job at picking up seasonings and sauces so it becomes super flavorful really quickly.

While cabbage is great on its own, the fact that this recipe adds bacon takes it over the top. (C’mon…who doesn’t love bacon?) The bacon adds that saltiness that pairs perfectly with the cabbage and once fried together…it’s a real treat for your taste buds.

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How to cut cabbage for Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon

Cutting the cabbage to cook evenly is important. First, rinse and remove the loose leaves. I typically remove several layers then I rinse again.

Next, place the stem end flat on a cutting board and cut the cabbage in half. Once done, cut it in half again, and again to help make the cutting and chopping a bit easier. Proceed in removing the white core.

Take each quarter of the cabbage and slice into thin strips. Then, go back and cut the strips into smaller pieces until you have chopped the entire cabbage.

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How to store Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon

If you happen to have any leftovers, it’s important to store this low carb cabbage with bacon properly so that it’s good to eat the next day. If you are keeping in the fridge, store in a shallow airtight container for 3-4 days. For freezing storing, store in a covered airtight container or freezer bag for up to 6 months. Once ready to eat, thaw in the refrigerator for best results.

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What are some main dishes that will pair well with this Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon recipe?

With cabbage being so versatile, the sky is the limit on what you can pair up with this delicious dish. I recommend a simple Keto Pot Roast or Parmesan Crusted Keto Pork Chops. If you want to keep the meal a bit more casual, this fried cabbage would taste amazing with a delicious Butter Burger.

How to make Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon

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Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon

This Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon is the perfect side dish or can stand alone as a meal. It's versatile in flavor and perfect for a low-carb diet!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 86kcal
Author: Kasey Trenum

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 3 tablespoon bacon grease
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • cabbage, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Place your bacon in a skillet and fry until cooked. Remove bacon from pan and set aside, leaving 3 tablespoons bacon grease in the pan. 
  • Take your onion and saute in the bacon grease.
  • Next, add the cabbage, chicken broth, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to skillet and bring it to a boil. Once boiling, cover with a lid and reduce heat to medium-low.
  • Simmer cabbage for 20 minutes or until it reaches desired tenderness. 
  • Once done, remove from pan. Crumble the cooked slices of bacon on top and serve. 

Nutrition

Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 228mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 43.1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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If you're looking for a delicious side dish that is certain to please, you won't want to miss out on this Keto Fried Cabbage with Bacon!

 

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