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Beer-Braised Cabbage With Bacon

Traeger Kitchen


Beer-Braised Cabbage With Bacon

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

30

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Braising anything in beer makes it better. Add bacon into the mix and you’ve got a winning cabbage dish.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Pound Bacon, bulk unsliced

  • 1 Cup yellow onion, diced

  • 1 Cup Apple, diced small

  • 2 Pound Cabbage, green, sliced

  • To Taste salt

  • To Taste ground black pepper

  • 12 Ounce Beer, light

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill and set the temperature to 325 degrees F (160 C) and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 2

    On a stovetop, heat a large heavy pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the bacon and cook until crisp (about 5 mins). Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.
  • 3

    Return the pot to medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Add the apple, stir, then add the cabbage. Sprinkle generously with salt and a touch of black pepper and stir for 3 minutes.
  • 4

    Pour in the beer and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover and move the pot immediately into the Traeger.
  • 5

    Cook at 325 degrees F (160 C) for 10 minutes. Remove lid and cook for an additional 10-15 more minutes, or until cabbage is tender and most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • 6

    Add the reserved bacon and stir into the cabbage. Enjoy!