Simple Sweet and Sour Cabbage


This sweet and sour cabbage recipe is super easy to make and the perfect side dish for spring recipes. Here is the easiest sweet and sour cabbage recipe you will find that is very yummy!


– 5 cups roughly chopped green cabbage – ½ cup cooked bacon, chopped – 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour – 3 tablespoons brown sugar – ¼ cup vinegar – ½ cup water – ¼ cup onion, chopped – ¼ teaspoon salt – ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Begin the recipe by cooking the 5 cups of chopped cabbage in boiling water for about 5 minutes and then drain off the water. This step will help to slightly soften the cabbage, but also still allow it to remain slightly crispy.

Step #1

Using a large skillet or the same pan, cook the ½ cup of bacon until it's well done and carefully remove it from the pan. Blot it with a paper towel to remove the excess oil.

Step #2

Mix the leftover bacon fat with the 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour and 3 tablespoons brown sugar. Add in the ¼ cup vinegar, ½ cup water, ¼ cup chopped onion, ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper.

Step #3

Add the cabbage back to the pan with the sauce and toss to combine and coat the cabbage in the sauce mixture. Chop the bacon into small pieces and place it on top of the cooked cabbage.

Step #4

Mix everything together until combined and cook for an additional 5 minutes, until heated thoroughly. Serve warm and enjoy!

Step #5

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