6 slices of thick-cut bacon, cut lengthwise into 1/2" pieces 1 medium/large white onion, sliced or diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium ( ~2 lbs.) head of cabbage, cored and thinly sliced (about 8 cups) 1 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup your choice barbecue sauce 1 teaspoon kosher salt
1. Heat a dutch oven or large sauté pan to medium-high heat. 2. Add the bacon and cook for 8-10 minutes or until crispy. Transfer using a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined surface.
3. Add the onions and garlic to the Dutch oven/sauté pan and sauté for 2-4 minutes or until the onions are soft and translucent.
4. Add the cabbage and sauté another five minutes, stirring frequently.
5. Stir in the chicken broth, bacon, barbecue sauce, and salt. 6. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and cook for 25-30 minutes or until cabbage has softened and most of the liquid has mostly evaporated.
"This braised cabbage dish is the best ever! We ate it on a pork burger and wow! Bet it would be good with green cabbage too, just not as colorful."
A simple, gluten-free side dish for your next barbecue.