Cabbage and Bacon Bake Recipe

cabbage and bacon bake

Ingredients for Cabbage and Bacon Bake:

  • 1 large onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 oz streaky bacon, rind removed and cut into thin strips
  • 2 lb (900 g) white cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 large or 2 small cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ pint (290 ml) full or semi-skimmed milk
  • 2 tablespoons of dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 oz (14 g) butter

Method for Cabbage and Bacon Bake:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan, add the onion and gently fry until lightly coloured. Add the bacon, cabbage and garlic and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Stir well and then continue to fry for around 10 minutes, turning the mixture frequently.
  3. Using some of the butter, grease an oven-proof dish and then transfer the cabbage mixture into it..
  4. Mix the eggs and milk with a bit more pepper, then pour over the top of the cabbage.
  5. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and dot over the remainder of the butter.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated over at Gas Mark 4 (180°C/350°F) for 40 minutes.

Serves 4. More of a side dish than a main course. Would go well with french bean and some spuds!

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Recipes using Herbs, Garlic, Cabbage, Oven Baked Dishes, All Recipes, Onions
3 comments on “Cabbage and Bacon Bake Recipe
  1. Evelyn says:

    Would this dish freeze please?

  2. Jan says:

    Just what I was thinking, Evelyn. Also what would you serve with it?

  3. Val says:

    It will freeze but the texture deteriorates and the bacon content means it shouldn’t be frozen for more than a month. I wouldn’t recommend freezing.
    It’s a meal in itself but you could serve with potatoes to extend it.

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