Low Carb Bacon-Fried Cabbage

Bacon fried cabbage is a fantastic way to cook cabbage, and it makes a wonderful low carb side dish!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 159 kcal


  • 8 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 head cabbage
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • salt and black pepper


  1. In a large skillet, cook some chopped bacon until crispy. Smells so good!
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the cabbage by cutting it into quarters, then removing the core. Cut the quarters into slices, then chop into shreds.
  3. Remove the bacon from the skillet but leave the oil. Add the chopped cabbage, together with some onion powder and garlic powder. Cook until the cabbage is done - about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, then add the bacon back in.
  4. Serve immediately!

Recipe Notes

6g net carbs per serving (one sixth of the whole recipe).

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Bacon-Fried Cabbage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 220mg10%
Potassium 299mg9%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 51.9mg63%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.