Braised red cabbage with bacon

Braised red cabbage with bacon

Today we will cook a beautiful dish from red cabbage. On the table is braised red cabbage with bacon. The dish is bright, attractive, aromatic, quick and easy to make.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine German
Servings 3 people
Calories 279 kcal


  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 teaspoon


  • 400 g red cabbage
  • 150 g bacon
  • 100 g onion
  • 5 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper ground
  • ¼ tsp paprika smoked ground


  • Prepare everything you need. If the bacon is fatty, do not use additional oil, if it is more meaty – there may not be enough fat from it to fry all the components.
    Necessary ingredients for cooking braised red cabbage with bacon
  • Heat a frying pan, pour in a little vegetable oil. Put strips of bacon. Optionally, you can fry a few whole pieces, it will look good when serving, and cut some into small pieces, which will be sprinkled directly into the dish. Fry the bacon until crispy.
    150 g bacon, 5 ml vegetable oil
    Bacon, vegetable oil
  • In the same frying pan with the bacon fat, put the onion sliced into petals. Keep until golden brown spots appear.
    100 g onion
  • Shred the red cabbage and add it to the onion. Add salt, ground pepper, smoked paprika.
    400 g red cabbage, 1 pinch salt, 1 pinch pepper, ¼ tsp paprika
    Red cabbage, salt, ground pepper, smoked paprika
  • Fry, stirring, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes. Then cover with a lid, reduce the heat to a minimum and simmer the dish for a quarter of an hour. Usually, no additional liquid is required, but if necessary, you can add a couple of tablespoons of water. Sprinkle with bacon.
    Frying ingredients
  • Braised red cabbage with bacon is ready. When serving, garnish with whole strips of crispy bacon. Delicious both hot and cold.
    Braised red cabbage with bacon


Calories: 279kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 9gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 498mgPotassium: 478mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1550IUVitamin C: 78mgCalcium: 72mgIron: 1mg




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