Organic Cabbage, Vital Veg, Aberdeenshire

Braised white cabbage with bacon

565 ml organic chicken or vegetable stock
6 rashers higher-welfare smoked streaky bacon
½ handful fresh thyme leaves
1 white cabbage, outer leaves discarded halved and very finely sliced
1 small knob butter
extra virgin olive oil
sea salt
freshly ground black pepper

This is a lovely, simple recipe from Jamie Oliver.  One of many delicious ways to eat your white cabbage.
This recipe takes 15 minutes to cook and serves 4 people.

Place your stock, bacon and thyme in a pan on the hob, bring to the boil and then sprinkle in your finely sliced cabbage.
Mix up, put the lid on and boil furiously for 5 minutes. 

Turn the heat down to a simmer and continue to cook until the cabbage is a pleasure to eat.
Top up the stock a little bit if you feel it’s reducing too much.
Add the butter, a good lug of extra virgin olive oil, season to taste and serve immediately.

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