Food Network has simple and easy to follow recipes from two of its stars. Emeril Lagasse's cabbage recipe uses bacon and beer, while Ina Garten offers a healthier alternative.Continue Reading
To make Emeril Lagasse's recipe, cook 1/2 pound coarsely chopped bacon until browned and crispy for 5 minutes. Add 4 cups thinly sliced onion, 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon sugar and 3 bay laves. Cook while stirring for 5 minutes, or until the onions are tender. Add 1 cored and thinly sliced head of green or white cabbage, and stir to mix. Cook while stirring for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the cabbage begins to soften. Reduce the heat, and add 12 ounces of beer. Stir. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Remove the bay leaves, and serve.
To make Ina Garten's recipe, core and slice 1 small head white cabbage. Melt 2 tablespoons unsalted butter in a saute pan over medium high heat. Add cabbage, 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper and saute for 10 to 15 minutes while stirring or until the cabbage is tender and starting to brown. Season to taste, and serve.Learn more about Vegetables