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Mama's Country-Fried Cabbage

Mama's Country-Fried Cabbage

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Start to Finish 30 mins

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Ingredients

  • 3 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 head cabbage (medium), shredded into 1/2-inch slices (6 cups)
  • 3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 medium white potatoes, quartered
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 -2 tablespoons Soul Food Seasoning (see recipe below)
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon for about 3 minutes. Add onion and half of the green pepper. Cook and stir over low heat for about 3 minutes; push onion mixture to sides of skillet.
  2. Increase the heat to medium. Add the cabbage and cook for 5 minutes, stirring gently.
  3. Add the carrots, potatoes, remaining green pepper, water, and Soul Food Seasoning. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until the potatoes are just tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Makes 8 servings.

Soul Food Seasoning

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine crushed red pepper, garlic salt, onion powder, chili powder, paprika, dried thyme, crushed; and black pepper. Store in a sealed container for up to 3 months. Makes about 1/2 cup. You can double or triple the recipe.

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