White trash stewed cabbage

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Head of cabbage, cut into
Quarters
3 4 slices of fatback
OR
1 cup Virginia smoked ham chunks

Break up cabbage chunks with your hands. Fry down the meat. Add cabbage and continue to fry for about 10 minutes, stirring often.

Add 1 cup water and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, cover and steam for about 20 minutes on medium heat. 35 minutes if you prefer it grayer.

Aunt Bertie Mack says you can't cook a good stewed cabbage unless you know how to sing: Boil that cabbage down boy, boil that cabbage down Bat you eyes til the crick done rise, But boil that cabbage down! Origin: Adapted from White Trash Cooking. Shared by: Sharon Stevens, April/95.

From: Sharon Stevens Date: 04-03-95 (164) Fido: Home Co

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