How to Make Mama’s Cabbage at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

If you love eating healthy and green veggies, then try making Mama’s Cabbage at your home. Today in this post, you will get to know how you can make this recipe at your home.

Whenever I was sick and wanted to eat something healthy, my mother would make Mama’s cabbage for me. One day when I was sick and my mother was not at home. So I called her to ask for the recipe. That day I came to know about this tasty and healthy recipe.

Start making Mama’s Cabbage by adding bacon into the skillet and cooking it. Then fry onions and celery. Now add chicken stock, red pepper flakes and cabbage. Cook it over low heat. At last, season it with some salt and pepper. Mama’s cabbage is ready!

I thought of providing a short recipe so that you can get an idea about the recipe. Make sure you follow the detailed recipe below to make this recipe exactly like my mom made. Let’s see what the ingredients that you will need to make this recipe are.

Ingredients for Mama’s Cabbage

  • 1 medium Onion
  • ¼ tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • ½ cup Celery
  • ¼ cup Chicken Stock
  • 6 cups chopped Cabbage
  • ¼ lb Bacon
  • Salt and Pepper (For Taste)

So the ingredients are ready and you can get them from your nearest supermarket or grocery store. This recipe will not let you wait for more for its preparation, the timings are quite soft and you will love to see the full-time arrangement in the table below.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Mama’s Cabbage?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 minutes40 minutes50 minutes

Now comes the most awaited part of the recipe without which every recipe is incomplete—lets’ start making this fried Cabbage at home without wasting any further time. Follow the procedure.

Steps to Make Mama’s Cabbage

  1. Take a large and a deep skillet and keep it over medium heat.
  2. Add bacon into the skillet and cook it well until it turns crispy.
  3. Remove the excessive fat left off the bacon keeping 2-3 tsp of it in the skillet and fry the onions and celery until they turn translucent in color.
  4. Now introduce the chicken stock, red pepper flakes and cabbage into it.
  5. Keep the heat low and let it cook while you cover the skillet with a lid.
  6. Season it with some salt and pepper, also crumble the bacon you made and add it to the cabbage and serve.

It is a simple recipe that will turn your ordinary cabbage into a very healthy and delicious recipe. Do try this at home and enjoy it with your family and mates.

Nutritional Breakdown of Mama’s Cabbage

The nutritional part of this recipe is not any reason to worry about this recipe is very healthy and leaves no harmful impact on your strict diet and health. Here is the complete breakdown of its nutritional character.

Calories180
Fat6.5
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium243.8 mg
Potassium528.6 mg
Sugars8.0 gm
Fiber6.3 gm

So this was it for today and I hope this recipe will make you think once about making this recipe at home. Try this recipe and share your version of it. I would love to hear from you guys over this recipe. Please tell us about any experience or story that you had while trying it at home in the comments box below.

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