Introduction: Southern Style Cabbage
What you will need: 1 head of green cabbage, 4 strips of bacon, 2 cups of water, 1/8 cup of garlic powder, salt and pepper.
Step 1: Prepping the Cabbage
Cut the cabbage in 1/2 and cut out the stem. Then cut into 1 inch strips and then in 1/2. Wash the cabbage in a clean sink. Strain and set aside for later.
Step 2: Bacon
Precook bacon and save the grease. Chop bacon after cooled and put aside for later.
Step 3: Preheat Pan
In a large saucepan heat 2 cups of water and 4 tablespoons of bacon grease on high heat until it starts to boil.
Step 4: Adding the Cabbage
Add as much cabbage as will fit,( about 1/2). As it starts to cook down flip/ stir with tongs bring the cooked cabbage to the top and the uncooked cabbage to the bottom.
Step 5: Adding the Rest
Once all the cabbage is cooked down and the rest of the cabbage and the chopped bacon. Add 1/8 of a cup of garlic powder and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Step 6: Simmer
Place lid on the cabbage an simmer on low. Keep stirring until all the cabbage is cooked down.