This easy bacon cabbage and tomatoes recipe is about to be a new favorite! A flavorful sauté, you can have this side cooked up in minutes!
Cabbage And Tomatoes With Bacon
If you’ve been looking for a cabbage and bacon recipe, you’ve hit the jackpot! This classic tomato, bacon and cabbage sauté is super easy to make and unbelievably delicious.
Here’s the thing – cabbage doesn’t have to be boring! If you are craving veggies, you’re going to want various delicious ways to eat them. This is an easy recipe with a no fuss set of instructions that truly anyone can follow.
This is my favorite way to eat cabbage. I am a fan of cabbage rolls and cabbage soup, but there is something about this combination of seasonings along with the bacon tomato flavors that just hits the spot.
With cabbage and tomatoes, this is a fantastic family recipe – and the bacon will take it to the next level. Everyone loves a good dill seasoned side dish!
Actually, you can serve this as a side or a main dish and what’s better – the kids won’t even know they’re eating veggies once the cabbage is good and fried. It’ll be more like hidden veggies than anything else.
This cooked cabbage dish is keto, paleo, gluten free, egg free, nut free and dairy free, so it will be good for many dietary needs. If you find that cabbage is on sale and keep the other ingredients in your cabinets, this is a perfect dish to make when you aren’t sure what else to do for dinner.
Pair this cabbage recipe with my Creamy Garlic Pasta for a complete meal!
Cabbage Tomato Recipe
How To Make:
1/2 small or medium green cabbage, sliced and chopped
6 pieces bacon
1 can diced tomatoes 28 oz
1/2 medium onion, diced (white or yellow onion)
1 Tbsp dill, dried
1 tsp garlic, minced (or 2 small cloves garlic)
Salt and pepper (to taste)
In a large skillet, cook the bacon until it is crisp. Drain and reserve the fat. Crumble the bacon into pieces and set it aside on a plate or in a bowl.
Pull out a cutting board and while your bacon is cooking, chop up your head of cabbage.
Add 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat back into the large sauté pan that you used to cook the bacon. This will bulk up the flavor of your dish.
Add your cabbage, garlic, dill and onion and fry over medium-high heat it until the cabbage has softened and wilted. It may feel like a lot of cabbage, but cabbage cooks down.
Drain the tomatoes and then add them to the cabbage. Continue to stir for a few more minutes over medium heat to cook everything through.
Add the crumbled bacon to the cabbage mixture and sauté again for a few minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve hot. Enjoy!
If you plan to leave the pan on the stove while preparing anything else, be sure to leave it at lower heat so that it doesn’t burn.
Can I Use Turkey Bacon Or Veggie Bacon With This Dish?
Yes! With this sautéed cabbage with bacon you can choose the bacon you like. With both of these options, you’ll omit adding the bacon fat back to the frying pan (unless you have a bit from frying the turkey bacon or want to add 1 tablespoon of chicken broth instead), but you are not limited to pork bacon for this recipe.
What Goes Well With Cabbage?
Cabbage is one of those universal vegetables that can really go well with everything. A great side dish such as this bacon cabbage tomato recipe has a bunch of extra flavor, so you can eat it by itself with some brown rice, but as a side, there are lots of options. Serve this with a chicken, pork or whitefish main dish and you’ve got a complete, flavorful meal.
Are You Looking For More Easy Bacon Recipes? Here Are Some Of My Favorites:
- Bacon Mac & Cheese
- Roasted Butternut Squash With Bacon
- Bacon And Egg Cups
- Loaded Hasselback Potatoes With Doritos And Bacon
- Bacon Wrapped Pickles
- Chicken Bacon Alfredo Bake
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 83Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 397mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 3gSugar: 4gProtein: 5g
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
This calculation is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a doctor or dietician. This calculator is a guide, but makes no guarantee of being exact or fully accurate.