Cabbage, Kicked Up a Notch

I took Gray’s Kicked Up Collards recipe and applied it to my fresh from the farm cabbage.  This rocks!

This is my small cabbage head, chopped

This is my small cabbage head, chopped

1 small head green cabbage
1 Tbs olive oil
1/2 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 slices precooked bacon, cut into small pieces
2 cups fat free, low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1/4 t salt
1/2 t fresh ground black pepper
1/4 t red pepper flakes

Cut end off and then cut in to 2 inch pieces or strips.
Rinse under water to remove any possible grit.
Heat oil in large pot over medium high heat.
Add onion, and cook 3 minutes.
Add garlic, and cook 1 minute.
Add cabbage.
Cook 2 minutes, tossing constantly with tongs, so all cabbage pieces are coated with oil.
Pour in broth.
Cook 8 minutes on medium, covered.
Add bacon pieces, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
Cook 3 minutes*, uncovered, until broth is reduced.

*This renders a crunchy cabbage. If you desire a totally limp finished product, cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes.

Transfer to bowl or individual plates with slotted spoon.
Serves 4.

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