Ground Pork with Cabbage and Apples


Ground Pork with Cabbage and Apples

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March 29, 2017

Ground Pork with Cabbage and Apples


1 pound ground pork

1/2 small to medium cabbage, chopped

1 garlic scape (or garlic salt), minced

1 small onion, chopped

2 apples of choice (gala, pink lady, honeycrisp work great), chopped

2 teaspoons seasoning

1/4 teaspoon ground sage

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

1 teaspoon salt


1Mix the seasoning ingredients together. If quadrupling, use 2 teaspoons and save the rest for future recipes.

2 Mix seasoning into ground pork. Make sure it is evenly distributed.

3 Cook the ground pork in a large skillet, preferably cast iron, over medium heat until no longer pink, approximately 10 minutes.

4 Take the ground pork out of the pan and set aside.

5 Add the onion, garlic, and apples into the pan (No need to wipe out unless there is too much grease. You want some for cooking with.)

6 Cook the onions, garlic, and apples until everything starts to lightly brown, mixing occasionally. This will take approximately 10 minutes, depending on your skillet and stove.

7 Once the onion and apples are lightly browned, add in the cabbage and mix well to incorporate everything. It may seem like a lot of cabbage at first, but it will cook down. Cook for 3-5 minutes, until cabbage starts to wilt but is still bright green.

8 Add back in the ground pork and mix well. Cook another 3-5 minutes until pork is heated back up.

9 Serve warm or at room temperature.

10 Tastes great the next day warmed up with a fried egg on top!