Savoy cabbage with bacon and garlic
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
Just four ingredients are needed to make this simple, yet surprisingly delicious dish. Serve it as a light main course for the family or as a side for Sunday lunch
- 1 Savoy cabbage (approximately 500g), finely shredded
- 1tbsp olive oil
- 200g pack smoked back bacon lardons
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the shredded Savoy cabbage and cook for about 1 minute. Drain and refresh under cold running water straight away to stop the cabbage cooking any more and to help it keep its lovely fresh green colour.
- Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the bacon lardons for 3 to 4 minutes over a medium heat until they are golden brown. Add the crushed garlic and cook for 1 more minute, stirring constantly. Add the drained cabbage and stir-fry for 2 minutes until the mixture is heated through. Check the seasoning and serve at once.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 180(kcal)
- Fat 10.0g
- Saturates 3.0g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.