5-Ingredient Pork and Cabbage Skillet is naturally gluten-free, and low in calories and fat. This easy one-pan meal is ideal for busy nights.
Need a simple meal that doesn’t call for a lot of ingredients, prep or cooking time? Check out this Pork and Cabbage Skillet recipe!
Pork is usually a relatively affordable meat that freezes well and can be made in many different ways. When you can find pork loin on a good sale, it’s not a bad idea to break it into smaller packages and freeze it. On a busy weekdays it’s so convenient to just grab a package of meat from the freezer and take it out to thaw and use later. Combine one package of pork loin with 4 other ingredients and you have a simple family meal that comes together easily in one pan – Pork and Cabbage Skillet!
Pork and Cabbage Skillet is a one-pan dish that is low in calories and fat. It’s also naturally gluten-free. Here’s how to make it.
Pork and Cabbage Skillet
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: Approximately 25-30 minutes
- 1 lb pork loin, cut into thin medallions
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 head green cabbage, thinly sliced
- 3 tbsp tamari or coconut aminos
- sea salt and black pepper, to taste
Heat a large, high-sided skillet over medium heat.
Add the pork to the skillet.
Season with salt and black pepper, if desired.
Cook until the pork develops a golden crust on all sides and is almost cooked through, approximately 6-8 minutes.
Remove the pork from the skillet and set it aside.
Add the olive oil to the same skillet, along with the red onion and cabbage.
Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and cook until the veggies become soft and slightly glossy, around 15-20 minutes.
Return the pork to the skillet and sprinkle with the tamari or coconut aminos.
Cook until the pork is fully cooked through and the mixture develops a nice glaze, approximately 3-4 minutes.
Remove the dish from the heat and plate immediately.
Serve and enjoy!