For many, eating something green on New Year’s Day is a sign of wealth and prosperity for the coming year. Plenty of wonderful foods come in green, including cabbage. The following recipe calls for a package of already-shredded cabbage, but you can certain shred your own.
Wilted Cabbage and Bacon
3 slices bacon, fully cooked
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 package (about 16 ounces) shredded cabbage
1 cup shredded carrots
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
Chop the bacon and place in a large nonstick skillet with onion. Cook over medium heat about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cabbage, carrots, cider vinegar and salt. Cook until tender-crisp.
Makes 6 side-dish servings.
From “The Good Housekeeping Cookbook”