“Not” Kraut – Sauteed Cabbage & Pears

While kraut is always a good stand by for any pork recipe, sometimes something lighter and cabbage-y is just the ticket


2 Cups Shredded Cabbage
4 Strips Low Sodium Bacon – Chopped
2 Medium Pears – Diced
1/2 Cup Onion – Chopped
1/4 Cup Cider Vinegar
1 Cup White Wine
1 Teaspoon Caraway Seeds
1 Teaspoon Sugar (a tad more if your pears aren’t terribly sweet)
Salt and Pepper
Medium Sauce Pan w/ Lid


Serves 4
On medium heat, saute the bacon until its rendered and lightly crisp
Add the onions and cabbage and saute until the cabbage begins to wilt
Add the vinegar, wine, caraway seeds and sugar, cover and reduce the heat to medium low
Cook for 15 minutes
Add the pears, recover and cook another 10 minutes

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