Southern Fried Cabbage

Southern Fried Cabbage – I Remember Grandma’s

Oh what memories this Southern Fried Cabbage dish brings back! Visits to my grandmothers was always a pleasure just for the food. This was a favorite!

I was raised in the south and Grandma always had good southern food!

I didn’t realize it until I was an adult that she was also a very economical cook. This fried cabbage dish was always a part of the same meal.

I knew if I smelled cabbage cooking that we would also have navy beans, fried potatoes, and cornbread.

Except for the bacon in the navy beans, no meat. Inexpensive food but delicious and filling.

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Grandma's Southern Fried Cabbage
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

So easy to make and yet sooo good. Grandma's Southern Fried Cabbage!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grandma's Southern Fried Cabbage
Servings: 6
Calories: 180 kcal
Ingredients
  • 3 slices bacon cut into thirds
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste
  • 1 head cabbage cored and sliced
  • 1 white onion chopped
  • 1 pinch white sugar
Instructions
  1. Place the bacon and vegetable oil into a large pot over medium heat. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until bacon is crisp. Add cabbage, onion, and sugar to the pot; cook and stir continuously for 5 minutes, until tender.

Enjoy!

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