Cabbage and Bacon Stir-Fry

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Simple cabbage is not the most mouthwatering ingredient on its own, yet in this dish, we just can’t get enough of it. What’s the secret? Pairing it with smoky-flavored and crispy bacon, and turning it into a great homemade meal. Add some seasonings and this dish will surely turn on your appetite!

Ingredients Needed for Cabbage and Bacon Stir-Fry

    2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
    3 slices of bacon, chopped
    1 small onion, chopped
    ½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced
    7 ounces of cabbage, shredded
    2 bay leaves
    1 teaspoon peppercorn
    1 teaspoon thyme
    1 teaspoon paprika powder
    ½ cup tomato sauce

How to Make Cabbage and Bacon Stir-Fry

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped bacon and cook it for 2 minutes, until golden and crispy.
  3. Separately, heat the remaining oil in another skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and bell pepper, and cook them for around 2 minutes.
  4. Add the shredded cabbage, bay leaves, thyme, and a few peppercorns. Give it a good stir, season it with paprika powder, and pour the tomato sauce. Stir and cook everything for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add the fried bacon, and cook everything for 1-2 more minutes.

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