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Unstuffed Cabbage


FANTASTIC weeknight alternative to the traditional stuffed cabbage. GREAT taste, a new family favorite! Adapted From Family Circle Magazine!!

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  • 1 3/4 pounds ground beef(I used 85%)
  • 1 medium sized onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1 can (28oz) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small head cabbage, shredded, about
  • 8 cups
  • Served with mashed potatoes


Servings 6


Step 1

Heat a large nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add beef and cook for 6 minutes until no longer pink. Stir occasionally. Drain fat. Stir in onion and cook 4 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook 1 minute.

Add tomatoes and paste. Using a potato masher, break up the tomatoes. Stir in 1 1/4 cups water, parsely, salt, oregano, sugar, and black pepper. Simmer 5 minutes.

Add half the cabbage and cook covered 5 minutes. Add the remaining cabbage and simmer, covereed, 90 minutes to 2 hours. Stir occasionally.

Serve with mashed potaoes. SO good!


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