If you’re wondering what goes with cabbage, then look no further. This is a great budget-friendly, one pot ground beef and cabbage recipe. You’ll certainly have leftovers for the next day, or you can freeze it to eat at another time.
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It’s a great way to add vegetables to ground beef! And ground beef is definitely the best, and easiest meat to add to cabbage. If you have too much cabbage and don’t know what to do with it – this is the recipe for you!
It’s also a great way to stretch out a pound of ground beef if you’re on a budget! You’ll only need 5 simple ingredients and 3 spices to create this amazing flavor. You can have it ready in 30 minutes too!
It’s suitable for gluten-free, keto, low-carb, paleo and Whole30 diets.
- ground beef
- can diced tomatoes
- red chili flakes
- celery seed
- Chop the onion and sauté in a little bit of oil, over a medium-high heat until translucent.
- Add the ground beef, garlic spices, salt, pepper and cook until the beef is browned.
- Add the canned tomatoes and cabbage – let it simmer for about 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- You can serve this dish over rice, or a low-carb option, like cauliflower rice. You can also eat it as a soup/stew.
When cooking ground beef, make sure to skip the seed oils and use a heat-stable cooking fat that won’t go rancid at high temperatures (coconut oil, ghee, tallow, etc.)
Yes. However, make sure to time the addition of the ingredients properly. Ground beef will cook a lot faster than onions or carrots, for example, so make sure to add the meat only after the vegetables have softened.
Cabbage is a very versatile vegetable, and a great to add to with ground beef. It’s definitely the best meat to add to cabbage. These two ingredients together, makes a deliciously healthy, but also budget friendly dish!
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Ground Beef and Cabbage Skillet
- 1 lb ground beef (400g)
- 1 yellow onion (diced)
- 1/2 head of cabbage (shredded, about 6 cups)
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 1 tbsp garlic (minced)
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/4 tsp red chili flakes
- 1/4 tsp celery seed
- to taste salt and pepper
- Sauté the onion in a little bit of cooking oil until soft and translucent.
- Add the ground beef, spice and season generously with salt and pepper. Be sure to taste test and add more salt if needed.
- Once the ground beef is browned, add the canned tomato and cabbage, stir and let simmer for 25 to 30 minutes. Stirring occasionally.
Tips and Tricks:1. Add an extra can of diced tomatoes to make it soupier!
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