My Mom recently acquired this delicious recipe from a friend of hers and has made it several times since. In fact it’s the kind of recipe that no matter how many times you eat it you want more, at every possible occasion. In fact she served it at Thanksgiving and Christmas and I begged her to make it again for New Years Day, which she obliged, and I am forever grateful. The best part is that she shared the recipe with me, and now I am sharing it with you.
It’s so creamy the cabbage just melds to the cream, top that with bacon and it’s a winner. Not to mention it only has 5 ingredients. Serve this to your family and they will be begging you for more. Just ask my Mom!
Ingredients: 1 large head of cabbage (shredded), 1 large onion sliced, 3 T. cornstarch, salt & pepper, splash of Tabasco (optional), 2 cups heavy cream, raw bacon, chopped (about 7 pieces)
Start off with a large head of cabbage, remove the tough outer leaves and rinse well.
Then cut off the stem
then cut in half length wise straight down the middle
see the center of the stem that will need to be removed
so cut each half in half again
Then place the flat side down and at a angle where the stem is,
go ahead and chop it out and discard
Then simply chop the rest of the cabbage
add all the chopped cabbage to the 9 X 13 casserole, it’s ok if it seems to be overflowing. Cabbage wilts a lot as it bakes.
Then slice a whole onion
and add on top of the sliced cabbage
Then in a separate bowl its time for the creamy goodness.
Start off with 3 T cornstarch
add 2 cups of heavy cream
1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper
add a splash of Tabasco (optional) but I think it adds a great depth of flavor
whisk together until smooth and lump free
Then pour evenly over the cabbage
Then dice up 7 pieces of raw bacon
and spread them out on top of the cabbage
Cover with foil and place on a larger pan (just in case of spillover) bake at 350° for 1 1/2 hours. Remove the foil for the last ten minutes to brown the bacon.
when you remove it from the oven it will look like this.
and then you stir it and see all the wonderful creaminess! Enjoy!
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1 large head of cabbage (shredded)
1 large onion sliced
3 T. cornstarch
salt & pepper
2 c heavy cream
splash of Tabasco (optional)
raw bacon crumbled (about 7 pieces)
Place cabbage & onion in a buttered, 9 x 12 baking dish.
Mix cornstarch, salt, and pepper….add cream & whisk.
Pour over cabbage.
Top with the crumbled, raw bacon.
Cover with foil and bake @ 350 degrees for about 1.5 hrs.
Remove foil the last few minutes so bacon will brown.
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