How to add cabbage into pan and get a tasty Southern dish with almost no prep

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Cabbage has a bad reputation, but you'll fall in love with it in this dish. The cabbage is stir-fried with bacon and just a hint of cane syrup to make it slightly sweet. Be sure to use a good, sturdy pot when making Southern fried cabbage to avoid burning the cabbage. Enamelware works well, but so does a good old-fashioned cast-iron pot.
This cabbage is tasty served on its own, but it's even better as a side dish. Serve it with fried chicken and biscuits for a real treat. You can modify this cabbage to suit your tastes. It's particularly delicious with just a little bit of cayenne pepper thrown into the mix.
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Southern fried cabbageServings: 6
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Ingredients
5 strips bacon
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 head green cabbage, cored and thinly sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 tablespoon cane syrup
salt and pepper, to taste
Directions
1. Cut the bacon into a large dice.
2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat and add the bacon.
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Cook for about 5 minutes or until the bacon is crisp.
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3. Add the cabbage, onion, and cane syrup. Stir to combine.
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4. Cook for about 10 minutes or until the cabbage is tender and the onion is cooked through.
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5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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