Favorite Ingredient Friday ~ Sweet & Sour Cabbage

1 pound bacon, browned and crumbled (save 4 tablespoons of drippings)
1 head red cabbage
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 medium Vidalia onion
3 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 + 1 cup water
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • Brown bacon until crisp. Save 4 tablespoons of drippings.
  • Wash and shred cabbage. Cut onion into thin rings.
  • Heat 1 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup white vinegar to boiling.
  • Add shredded cabbage and onion rings. Cook until tender crisp. Drain.
  • In a dutch oven heat together the 1 cup water, 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar, bacon drippings, brown sugar and flour until well blended.
  • Add the cabbage and onion mix and heat through.
  • Drain before serving.
  • Top with crumbled bacon just before serving.
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randi---i have to say said...

Thanks for the recipe. I have a couple of heads of cabbage that need to be used!

Kathleen Marie said...

I do love good cabbage and this sounds good! Thank you!

SandyCarlson said...

Tamy, thanks for yet another good one. You make me hungry--to learn to cook well!

Heidi Ann said...

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Becca said...

Thank you for this recipe. It is something that we are going to have to try, since we both love cabbage!

Mississippi Songbird said...

I'm not much for cabbage, but this does sound tempting. My husband loves cabbage any kind of way.. I'll try it. Thanks for posting..

Overwhelmed! said...

Hmm...we haven't tried cabbage with the kids yet. This sounds pretty good!

Thanks for participating in my Favorite Ingredients Friday recipe exchange! I do appreciate it.