Smothered Cabbage with Bacon
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Serves: 3
  • ½ head of cabbage, shredded
  • 300 g bacon, sliced
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 stalk of celery, diced
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • hot sauce
  • extra virgin olive oil
  1. In a large skillet heat olive over medium heat, add bacon then fry until golden brown and crispy. Remove bacon from pan leaving the oil, set it aside.
  2. Add the onion, garlic and celery then sauté for two minutes.
  3. Add the capsicum then continue to sauté for 2 more minutes.
  4. Add the red pepper flakes, cabbage and chicken stock then mix it well, cook cabbage for 15-20 minutes or until cabbage is really tender, add the apple cider vinegar then toss back the bacon.
  5. Remove from heat then serve.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at