Keto fried cabbage with crispy bacon

Keto fried cabbage with crispy bacon

Bacon, cabbage and a touch of butter. The perfect constellation of flavors when time is not on your side. So yummy. So keto. And easy on your wallet, too!

Keto fried cabbage with crispy bacon

Bacon, cabbage and a touch of butter. The perfect constellation of flavors when time is not on your side. So yummy. So keto. And easy on your wallet, too!
2 servingservings


  • 10 oz. 275 g bacon
  • 1 lb 450 g green cabbage or pointed cabbagepointed cabbages
  • 2 oz. 50 g butter
  • salt and pepper


Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Chop cabbage and bacon into small pieces.
  2. In a large skillet, fry the bacon over medium heat until crispy.
  3. Add cabbage and butter and fry until soft and golden. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Fried cabbage with bacon is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you're super hungry, feel free to add a couple of fried eggs or a dollop of mayo. Mmmmm....

You can also serve our fried cabbage as a side dish. Pair it with a main course like a juicy oven-baked chicken. A match made in heaven!

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  1. gemma
    Does anyone add any other flavourings to this?
    Replies: #10, #15
  2. Lani
    Added some kimchee for a little good!
  3. Smetha
    I added some crushed fresh garlic and then garnished with chopped basil and parsley. Very tasty!
  4. Scott
    I add a chopped sweet onion and it's delish. Saute the the onion in butter until clear. Also, garnish it with a dollop of cider vinegar. Serve vinegar on the side so people can add to taste.
  5. Tanya
    I'm seeing so many bacon recipes. What kind of bacon doesn't have sugar in it?
    Reply: #6
  6. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor
    Uncured bacon generally doesn't have sugar. However, most bacon just uses the sugar in the curing process and there isn't residual carbs. Look for a bacon that's 0g carbs per serving.
  7. Lisa
    OMG, Delicious 😋
  8. Julia
    I just cooked the original recipe on here. It was perfect. Thank you 😀😀😀
  9. Lesley
    I too added some kimchi with chilli.. delicious 👍🏼
  10. Elaine
    Add a small onion to saute with the cabbage.
  11. Julie
    This was great! I just cooked the cabbage in the bacon grease and skipped the butter.
  12. Bill
    I grew up eating a variation of this (Haluski - a Slovak dish) with noodles and sour cream. We always sauteed an onion with eht bacon then added noodles and mixed in sour cream. So good. I omitted the noodles and still tasted like growing up.
  13. stephanie
    i modified it a bit sauteed onion and some garlic, bacon and cabbage and carrots ( really thin, useed a peeler super easy and quick) and served it with a chili dressing ( mayonnaise, low fat yogurt, tahini organic unhulled, splash of lemon and chilli powder) ...beautiful, i was really surprised how well everything goes together.
    I will definitely make it again
  14. Tracy Bland
    So easy and tasty! Great side dish for bunless burger.
  15. Melissa
    I add fresh minced garlic, a sliced onion and a little bit of shredded carrot to enhance the flavor

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