In a large heavy bottomed skillet cook bacon until crisp about 5 to 7 minutes using a slotted spoon remove bacon to a paper towel ndash lined plate leaving the hellip.

Fold the cabbage leaf over the bacon and tuck the sides of the leaf under to create a little cabbage package take a piece of kitchen twine and wrap it around the narrow side of cabbage then wrap it across the in the opposite direction and tie a secure knot.

Boxty potato pancakes are made with both grated raw potato and leftover mashed potatoes plus flour and egg theyll taste best fried in butter until crispy on the outside and tender inside enjoy as part of a hearty irish breakfast with sausages bacon and tomatoes or serve for dinner with pork chops and cabbage.