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Fried Irish Cabbage with Bacon

Fried Irish Cabbage with Bacon Recipe


Cabbage cooked cooked in bacon drippings and topped with crumbled bacon is a savory side dish.


  • 1 (12 ounce) package bacon
  • ¼ cup bacon drippings
  • 1 small head cabbage, cored and finely chopped
  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Cook bacon in a deep skillet over medium heat until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove bacon from skillet and drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Reserve 1/4 cup drippings in skillet.
  2. Cook and stir cabbage in hot bacon drippings over medium heat until cabbage wilts, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Crumble bacon over cabbage. Stir and simmer until bacon is warmed, 2 to 3 minutes. Season with black pepper.

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Nutritional Information

Fried Irish Cabbage with Bacon

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 220
% Daily Value *
protein: 17 %
carbohydrates: 2 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 12 %
fat: 27 %
saturated fat: 32 %
cholesterol: 10 %
vitamin a iu: 3 %
niacin equivalents: 27 %
vitamin b6: 13 %
vitamin c: 73 %
folate: 13 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 7 %
potassium: 9 %
sodium: 19 %
thiamin: 19 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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