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Fried Cabbage
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Southern Fried Cabbage

This southern fried cabbage is delicious and a super easy low carb dish to make. Just a hand full of ingredients and comes together in less than 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 135kcal
Author: Jill


  • 8 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 small head green cabbage cored and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar optional
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley optional


  • Cook bacon in a non-stick pan over medium heat until crisp, 4-5 minutes. Remove the bacon from pan, but save the drippings.
  • Add the onions to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes or until they are translucent. Add the cabbage, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until cabbage is wilted. You may need to add a bit of water to help the cabbage along.
  • Add the chopped bacon back into the pan and mix it together with the cabbage.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


Serving: 6g | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 52IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg