Wendy's Bacon-Smothered Cabbage

Side Dish

Recipe courtesy of Wendy Waren for Louisiana Kitchen & Culture

Serves 8 to 10

  • 1 head cabbage
  • 5 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • salt, pepper, and hot sauce

Wendy's Bacon-Smothered Cabbage

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Cut cabbage into quarters; remove and discard core. Chop cabbage into bite-size pieces. Set aside.

Melt bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat, sauté eight to 10 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon; drain on paper towels, reserving two tablespoons in skillet. Increase heat to medium-high. Add onion; sauté five minutes. Add chopped cabbage; sauté three minutes. Evenly drizzle with vinegar; stir well. Cover with lid, reduce heat to medium-low, and smother three to 10 minutes or until cabbage has cooked to desired tenderness. Fold in reserved bacon. Taste; adjust seasoning with salt, pepper, and hot sauce.


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