Spicy Cabbage Pasta With Bacon

Updated: Aug 31

Cabbage Pasta is one of those dishes that have so few ingredients and so much flavor. This simple dish is made of cabbage fried in a little oil. It is liberally seasoned with black pepper and mixed with cooked pasta. Cabbage is a staple vegetable in Slovenia here it is wilted in bacon fat and spiced with cayenne before being tossed with homemade noodle dough for this traditional pasta dish.


1 In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.

2 Add the bacon and onion and cook, stirring, until onion is caramelized, about 10 minutes

3 Add the sugar and cook, stirring, until it dissolves, three minutes

4 Add the cabbage, cumin, and cayenne and coder cup of water cook, stirring, until the cabbage softens slightly, about 5 minutes

5 Continue to stir until fully combined, about 1 minute.

6 Add the salt and pepper, to taste

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