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Irish Cabbage


  • 1 small head cabbage
  • 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 Tablespoon bacon fat
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste


Shred cabbage.

Melt half of butter in a heavy saucepan.

Add cabbage and toss until cabbage is well-coated.

Add bacon fat and water and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

Add nutmeg, flour, salt, and pepper.

Add rest of butter and continue to cook over low heat, stirring, 5 more minutes.

Serves 4.

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