Monday, September 14, 2015

Unstuffed Cabbage Roll

Today's share, Unstuffed Cabbage Roll, is an awesome tried and true recipe from - A big ol' bowl of comfort! 

This quick and easy meal is sure to warm you up and have your family raving. This has the same delicious taste as stuffed cabbage rolls without all the work - no rolling or stuffing involved, so simple to adapt to your liking. A winning recipe!

Absolutely wonderful served over rice with a dollop of sour cream. Yum!

If you are watching your carbs, this is terrific served as is, in a bowl. You can also make this low-fat, using lean ground beef or substitute with ground turkey or chicken.

What I loved most about this recipe is that it's so easy to adapt to your personal taste and diet. When I made this, I added a little extra kick with paprika and extra garlic. I also added a tablespoon of brown sugar. Next time I plan on adding sauerkraut. Mmm, mmm.  

Here are some of the rave reviews for this recipe, be sure to head over and read them yourself. Within the comments, you will find great tips on how to adapt this recipe to your liking. 
"Love this recipe... I add extra spice and a cup of rice... perfection."
 "Tried it last night - loved that there are no starches. Used diced tomatoes with green chiles and threw in a few crushed peppers. It was delicious. My skeptical partner loved it."
"Unstuffed cabbage roll, genius. I tried this recipe, and it essentially mimics any cabbage roll filling...."
"Loved the original recipe, now to experiment with it..."
"Add package of sauerkraut drained. Top with sour cream. Yum yum."
"Great recipe as is. The whole family loved it.

Unstuffed Cabbage Roll

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Step-by-Step Instructional Video  
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 small head of cabbage, chopped
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes (14.5 ounces)
  • 1 can tomato sauce (8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup water (or chicken stock)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
For the full directions, to print the recipe, and a great step-by-step video, head to

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