Easy Slow Cooker Cabbage with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon Recipe

You’re going to LOVE our super easy slow cooker cabbage with sweet potatoes and bacon recipe! A perfect way to get your kids to eat their vegetables and bacon too. Oh who are we kidding, how could anyone resist bacon?!  

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Let’s make this yummy cabbage with sweet potatoes and bacon!

Let’s make cabbage with sweet potatoes and Bacon slow cooker recipe

You can have this recipe prepared in the morning while leaving it in time for dinner! So easy right?! In fact, we even know a few people who have declared their disdain for cabbage, but then try this recipe and find a new favorite meal.

This recipe of Lazy Woman Bread would be perfect for serving along with it.

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Slow Cooker Cabbage with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy slow cooker recipe.

  • 1 pound bacon ends and pieces, find it right by the regular bacon in the store
  • 1 large head of cabbage
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and coined
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • garlic salt
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions to make cabbage with sweet potatoes and bacon slow cooker recipe

KAB cabbage square
Let’s go!

Step 1

In a heavy skillet, such as a cast-iron skillet, fry bacon until desired cooking completeness.

Step 2

Transfer bacon to slow cooker, reserving fat.

Step 3

Chop cabbage into medium strips and lay on top of the bacon.

Step 4

Top with onions and then top with sweet potatoes.  

Step 5

Season with garlic salt, salt, and pepper to taste.

Optional, pour all the reserved bacon fat right over the top of everything. 

Step 6

Cover and slow cook on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours.

And that’s it! You can do all you want all day with a yummy dinner waiting in no time!

Yield: 5-6 servings

Easy Slow Cooker Cabbage with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon Recipe

slow cooker cabbage

Make dinner without comprising all your errands within the day with this easy and so yummy slow cooker cabbage with sweet potatoes and bacon recipe!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bacon ends and pieces, find it right by the regular bacon in the store
  • 1 large head of cabbage
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and coined
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • garlic salt
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a heavy skillet, such as a cast-iron skillet, fry bacon until desired cooking completeness.
  2. Transfer bacon to slow cooker, reserving fat.
  3. Chop cabbage into medium strips and lay on top of the bacon.
  4. Top with onions and then top with sweet potatoes.  
  5. Season with garlic salt, salt, and pepper to taste. 
    Optional, pour all the reserved bacon fat right over the top of everything. 
  6. Cover and slow cook on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours.

So did you try making this easy cabbage with sweet potatoes and bacon slow cooker recipe? What did your family think?!