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Warm red cabbage with bacon

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Thank you to CSA member Glennis Smith for this fabulous recipe!
 

Warm Red Cabbage with Bacon 

Saute:
1 shallot, leek or bunch of green onion (I have used any of these; they all work) in a deep fry pan with a little olive oil until lightly brown.  

Add in: 
6 cups of chopped red cabbage (long shreds look the best)

Drizzle with a little more oil and toss with tongs until it just begins to limp a bit but still crisp -- about 5 minutes 

Season with coarsely grated salt and fresh ground pepper while tossing. 

Warm: 
4 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 Tablespoons oil 
Add in a handful of raisins or cranberries in the warm vinegar 
Let sit for five minutes. 

Add to the cabbage mixture: 
1/2 cup or more of crumbled bacon
1/2 cup chopped toasted whole almonds  (or other nuts if preferred)

Finally, add the warm balsamic vinegar to the cabbage mixture and toss through.  


This is so good, even left over and re-heated. 

Tip: I used the crumbled real Bacon from Costco which I keep in the freezer for recipes. Easy peasy…

Glennis Smith 

 


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