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Cabbage bake

Recipe from: 4/22/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 10
Servings 5


  • 2
    large potatoes, diced
  • 1
    small cabbage, shredded
  • 30
    butter or margarine
  • 500
    bacon, chopped
  • 2
    onions, chopped
  • 2
    tomatoes, skinned and chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,
  • pinch sugar
  • 125
    grated Cheddar cheese
  • 250
    fresh breadcrumbs


+/- 40 min
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC. Boil the potatoes until tender, add the cabbage and simmer until done but still crisp. Drain and add the butter. Mash slightly. Meanwhile fry the bacon in its own fat until done. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towelling. Sauté the onions in the bacon dripping until tender and add the tomatoes. Simmer until tender and flavourful, and season generously with salt and pepper and the pinch of sugar. Mix with the cabbage mixture and season to taste. Turn the mixture together with the bacon, into an ovenproof dish. Combine the cheese and breadcrumbs and sprinkle on top. Bake for about 20 minutes or until the topping is golden brown. Serve hot. Serves 4-6.

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