Braised white cabbage with bacon & thyme

Braised Cabbage

Serves 4-6

  • 565 ml organic chicken or vegetable stock

  • 6 rashers higher-welfare smoked streaky bacon

  • ½ handful fresh thyme leaves

  • 1 white cabbage, outer leaves discarded, halved and very finely sliced

  • 1 small knob butter

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • sea salt

  • freshly ground black pepper

An extremely simple method: place your stock, bacon and thyme in a pan on the hob, bring to the boil and then sprinkle in your finely sliced cabbage. Mix up, put the lid on and boil furiously for 5 minutes.



Turn the heat down to a simmer and continue to cook until the cabbage is a pleasure to eat. Top up the stock a little bit if you feel it's reducing too much. Add the butter, a good lug of extra virgin olive oil, season to taste and serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Braised white cabbage with bacon & thyme

Superb with chicken or ham

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The combo of sliced white cabbage and bacon is a total classic and has bags of lovely flavour
Serves 4-6
15m
Super easy
Method

I love cooking my white cabbage like this – not only does it cook extremely quickly (which is good, considering most people think it has to cook for hours) but it's delicious. The key is to slice the cabbage nice and fine. This is the kind of thing I'll have next to chicken or ham.

An extremely simple method: place your stock, bacon and thyme in a pan on the hob, bring to the boil and then sprinkle in your finely sliced cabbage. Mix up, put the lid on and boil furiously for 5 minutes.

Turn the heat down to a simmer and continue to cook until the cabbage is a pleasure to eat. Top up the stock a little bit if you feel it's reducing too much. Add the butter, a good lug of extra virgin olive oil, season to taste and serve immediately.

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Nutritional Information Amount per serving:
  • Calories 140 7%
  • Carbs 6.0g 2%
  • Sugar 5.7g 6%
  • Fat 9.5g 14%
  • Saturates 2.9g 15%
  • Protein 6.1g 14%
Of an adult's reference intake

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