Barbecued Cabbage (Paula Deen) Recipe

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Barbecued Cabbage (Paula Deen)
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  • 5 slices bacon , cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 medium green cabbage
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp house seasoning , recipe follows
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup black pepper
  • 1/4 cup garlic powder


  1. Parboil cabbage for 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. Add bacon and onion to skillet and cook until just beginning to brown but remains soft; about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain bacon and onion in a strainer over a bowl and reserve the drippings.
  3. Cut the core out of the cabbage about 3-inches down towards the center and in a circle about 3-inches in diameter. Sprinkle and rub the House Seasoning onto cabbage. With a pastry brush, brush the reserved bacon drippings all over cabbage. Set aside.
  4. Add barbecue sauce to the bowl with the bacon and onions. Mix together. Fill cabbage with this mixture.
  5. Crumble a piece of aluminum foil into a ring about 3-inches in diameter. Place ring on top of grill and set cabbage on top.
  6. Allow to cook for 20 to 25 minutes. Quarter cabbage with a knife when ready to serve.
  7. House Seasoning:
  8. Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 325.32 Kcal (1362 kJ)
Calories from fat 156.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.38g 27%
Cholesterol 30.73mg 10%
Sodium 28758.97mg 1198%
Potassium 769.01mg 16%
Total Carbs 36.56g 12%
Sugars 14.57g 58%
Dietary Fiber 10.38g 42%
Protein 9.8g 20%
Vitamin C 87.1mg 145%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 164.2mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 78.53 Kcal (329 kJ)
Calories from fat 37.77 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.2g 27%
Cholesterol 7.42mg 10%
Sodium 6942.49mg 1198%
Potassium 185.64mg 16%
Total Carbs 8.83g 12%
Sugars 3.52g 58%
Dietary Fiber 2.51g 42%
Protein 2.37g 20%
Vitamin C 21mg 145%
Iron 0.3mg 8%
Calcium 39.6mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.2
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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