Quick braised cabbage with pancetta

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
If you don’t fancy Brussels Sprouts at Christmas opt instead for family-friendly Savoy cabbage

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 174
  • fat 12g
  • saturates 4g
  • carbs 7g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 12g
  • salt 1.88g


  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 200g diced pancetta or smoked bacon
  • pinch of golden caster sugar
  • splash of white wine vinegar
  • 1 large Savoy cabbage, shredded
  • 200ml chicken stock


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and sizzle the pancetta until crispy. Sprinkle over the sugar and splash in the vinegar. Stir the cabbage into the pan, then pour over the stock. Simmer it all for 10 mins until the cabbage is tender but still slightly crunchy.

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