Irish Bacon and Cabbage With Mustard Sauce Recipe

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Irish Bacon and Cabbage With Mustard Sauce
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  1. Place the bacon in a large Dutch oven, cover with 8 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours. Skim foam from liquid as necessary.
  2. Remove bacon from pan, cover and keep warm. Remove 1 1/4 cups of cooking liquid from pan, reserve for mustard sauce. Discard the remaining cooking liquid.
  3. Add red potatoes, carrots and cabbage to pan, cover with the remaining 6 cups of water. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender, drain. Cut each cabbage quarter in half lenghtwise.
  4. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.Add onion and garlic, cook for 3 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in wine and mustard, cook 2 minutes. Add the reserved 1 1/4 cups bacon cooking liquid and milk. Bring to a boil, cook 20 minutes or until reduced to 2 cups, stirring frequently. Stir in black pepper and salt.
  5. Cut the bacon into 8 slices. Serve with vegetables and sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 317.94 Kcal (1331 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.33g 10%
Cholesterol 8.4mg 3%
Sodium 888.01mg 37%
Potassium 478.97mg 10%
Total Carbs 17.91g 6%
Sugars 6.13g 25%
Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15%
Protein 25.75g 51%
Vitamin C 27.4mg 46%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 11%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 131.6mg 13%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 43.56 Kcal (182 kJ)
Calories from fat 7.81 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.87g 10%
Cholesterol 1.15mg 3%
Sodium 121.66mg 37%
Potassium 65.62mg 10%
Total Carbs 2.45g 6%
Sugars 0.84g 25%
Dietary Fiber 0.51g 15%
Protein 3.53g 51%
Vitamin C 3.8mg 46%
Iron 0.1mg 3%
Calcium 18mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.1
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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