Fried cabbage and potatoes with bacon

This is a really easy fried cabbage and potatoes recipe with crispy bacon. Only six ingredients and one pan needed.

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins

Servings: 2


10 ounces shredded green cabbage

1 Russet potato peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces

5 strips bacon

5 cloves garlic minced

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook bacon on a large nonstick pan over medium heat until crispy, about 10 minutes, flipping occasionally. Transfer bacon to a paper towel to drain. When cool, crumble into 1/2 to 1 inch pieces.
  2. Add potatoes, cabbage, salt, and pepper to the pan, stirring with the bacon drippings. Cover with a lid and cook until the potatoes and cabbage are tender, removing the lid to occasionally stir.
  3. Add minced garlic to the pan, stirring with the other ingredients until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Remove pan from heat. Add crumbled bacon and serve.