Cabbage with Turmeric, Bacon and Tomatoes

Cabbage with Turmeric, Bacon and Tomatoes

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1/2 cup bacon, diced
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/4 small onion, thinly sliced
1 small cabbage, shredded
Salt and pepper
1 handful cherry tomatoes, halved
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp turmeric
2 tbsp water
1 tbsp cider vinegar


Brown and crisp the bacon in a wok, then remove and set aside.  Remove all but 2 tbsp of the bacon fat, then add the garlic and onion, stir frying for a minute or two.  Add the cabbage, season with salt and pepper and continue to stir fry for 1 minute.  Add the tomatoes, bay leaf and turmeric, continuing to stir fry for about 2 minutes.  Finally, add the water, cover and steam for about 5 minutes.  Stir in the reserved bacon and vinegar and serve.