Cabbage and Bacon

Staff Writer
Cabbage and Bacon
Celtic Cuisine

A traditional Irish main, loin of bacon is an easy dish to prepare yet incredibly flavorful. Paired simply with cabbage and mashed potatoes and it's a hearty, satisfying meal. 

16
Servings
267
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

* Loin of bacon is available online and can be purchased at most major supermarkets. 

* Click here to see a parsley sauce recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds bacon loin*
  • 1 head Savoy cabbage
  • 3/4 Cups parsley sauce*
  • 1/2 Pound new potatoes
  • 1/4 Cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 1 Tablespoon minced chives
  • Pinch of Celtic sea salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tablespoon cloves
  • 2 Tablespoons butter

Directions

In a large Dutch oven or casserole dish, add the bacon and cover completely with cold water. Add the bay leaf and the cloves and bring the water up to a boil. Partially cover the pot and simmer the bacon loin for 2 hours, or until tender. 

Wash and shred the Savoy cabbage and set aside. Peel, wash, and cook the small potatoes in a large pot of salted, boiling water. When the potatoes are cooked through, add the butter and minced chives.

In a pot of salted, boiling water, cook the cabbage. Add the carrots and onions and season with the Celtic seasoning. Dress the loin of bacon with the parsley sauce and garnish with the cooked cabbage and new potatoes. 

 

Cabbage Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.

Cabbage Cooking Tip

Vegetables should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
24g
37%
Sugar
1g
N/A
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Cholesterol
41mg
14%
Protein
8g
16%
Carbs
5g
2%
Vitamin A
53µg
6%
Vitamin B12
0.3µg
4.8%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
11.3%
Vitamin C
11mg
18%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.4mg
1.9%
Vitamin K
57µg
71%
Calcium
17mg
2%
Fiber
1g
4%
Folate (food)
18µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
18µg
4%
Iron
0.6mg
3.6%
Magnesium
17mg
4%
Monounsaturated
10g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
13%
Phosphorus
99mg
14%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
229mg
7%
Sodium
384mg
16%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.1%
Trans
0.1g
N/A
Zinc
0.8mg
5.3%

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