One Pan Bacon Fried Cabbage

Easy Bacon Fried Cabbage

This is a delicious and super easy dish to make with only a few ingredients. It is flavorful and ready in less than 30 minutes!

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Irish
Keyword Bacon Fried Cabbage, Fried Cabbage
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 369 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 pound sliced bacon chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 onion finely sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium head cabbage cored and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme


  • Chopped green onion


  1. Place a large cast iron skillet or non-stick deep pan over medium-high heat. Add bacon pieces in one layer and cook until crispy. If needed, cook in batches. Once cooked, remove from pan and set aside on a plate.
  2. Discard the grease, leaving about 2-3 tablespoons.
  3. Add the sliced onion and cook for about 2-3 minutes, until soft. Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  4. Add the chopped cabbage, toss and cook until tender, but still a little crispy, for about 15 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and thyme. Toss and taste, if needed reduce heat to medium-low, cover the pan and cook cabbage for 15 more minutes, until the preferred tenderness is achieved.
  5. Before serving, mix in the cooked bacon, too and serve immediately.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easy Bacon Fried Cabbage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 369 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 916mg40%
Potassium 433mg12%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Vitamin C 56.8mg69%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.