Easy Steamed Bacon Cabbage

Bacon cabbage in a camp saucepan on a portable gas stove being stirred.

Easy steamed bacon cabbage is a side dish that can be cooked in a saucepan, over a portable gas stove, or over a campfire. It is a tasty side that goes well with a range of main dishes. Bacon adds a slightly smoky flavor to the delicate cabbage.

With only a few simple ingredients, including bacon, onions, and cabbage, this dish is quick to prepare. It is steamed in white wine for about twenty minutes. The end result is tender and flavorful.

Serve the dish as written, or make it fancy by adding a splash of vinegar or red pepper flakes. It’s great served next to a grilled steak or piled on top of hotdogs.

Swipe to see all photos
Bacon and cabbage are cooked together in a cast iron skillet.
This Bacon Cabbage recipe is an easy side dish perfect for the campfire or stovetop. Serve it alongside steak or pork, or on top of hotdogs.
Close up of the bacon and cabbage in the saucepan.
The small amount of liquids and moisture from the cabbage is enough to cook it if it has a tightly sealed lid.
Bacon cabbage in a camp saucepan on a portable gas stove being stirred.
Easy steamed bacon cabbage is a great side dish while camping that can be cooked in a saucepan over a portable gas stove or campfire.

Easy Steamed Bacon Cabbage Recipe

0
reviews
Bacon cabbage in a camp saucepan on a portable gas stove being stirred.
Easy Steamed Bacon Cabbage is a side dish that can be cooked in a saucepan over a portable gas stove or campfire. It is a tasty side to a range of main dishes.
Preparation 15 minutes
Cook 20 minutes
Ready in 35 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
CourseSide Dish
InfluenceGlobal
DifficultyBeginner
MethodSteam

Ingredients

  • 2 strips bacon chopped
  • 1 yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 green cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken stock
  • salt and pepper to taste

Equipment

  • saucepan with tight fitting lid

Directions

  • Heat a saucepan over medium heat. Add the bacon and cook until the fat begins to render about 7 minutes. Stir in the onions and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the cabbage and white wine, then stir. Put on the lid and steam until the cabbage is tender, about 20 minutes. 
  • Before serving, stir to incorporate the bacon and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Nutritional Information

Sodium: 337mgCalcium: 106mgVitamin C: 87mgVitamin A: 224IUSugar: 10gFiber: 7gPotassium: 488mgCholesterol: 1mgCalories: 112kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 1gProtein: 4gCarbohydrates: 19gIron: 1mg

More Cabbage Recipes

Popular Recipe Ideas

About Tom Brewer

Tom has a long history of camping and outdoor activities which combined with his formal French chef training to create a range of hearty yet tasty outdoor meals. Whenever he has fire he can create a feast.

Learn more about Tom Brewer
fire background
Signup to our newsletter today!

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.