"DO what You want with me" Beef & Cabbage Dinner

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Serves: 4 to 6
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Cooking Method: Stove Top


2 lb ground beef
1 medium green bell pepper, small dice
1 medium red bell pepper, small dice
1 medium onion (any kind you like) small dice
2 clove garlic, minced
1/2 large cabbage, shredded on the larger side, or dice your choice
1 large carrot, shredded
(or) 1 large bag of coleslaw mix
1 Tbsp oregano, dried
1 Tbsp basil, dried
2 tsp salt & pepper or to your taste
1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (opt.)
2 pkg sazon seasoning (opt, but i really love it)
1 c tomato sauce
1-14.5 oz can diced tomato
1 lb box, dried noodles, cooked according to package directions

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sherri gage Recipe
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Member Since Jun 2012
sherri's notes for this recipe:
This dish has evolved over the years! When I first made it in the 70's I served it over NOODLES. Then one nite I found I had no noodles so I served it over RICE!! Then one nite I walked into the kitchen and my husband and his friend were eating it like a SLOPPY JOE!!!! So as you can see this is a VERY versatile dish! That you can do almost ANYTHING you want with it, thus the name! (don't forget about the potato!!!! Hope you all try and enjoy!
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brown ground beef in dutch oven, or you favorite heavy bottom pan, Drain. Add beef back to pan and add peppers onion,cabbage and garlic. Cook over med heat until vegetables begin to soften, stirring often
Add seasonings to meat a vegetables, stir them in and let flavors bloom for about 1 to 2 minutes.
Add tomato sauce and crushed tomatoes, stir them in well. Simmer on low on the stovetop for 10 or 15 minutes, or if your like me and on the run, and everyone wants to eat at different times, THROW it in the crock-pot on low!! Everyone can feed themselves! And the longer this simmers the better it gets!!! Serve over cooked noodles (or in the kitchen with a buddy,as a sandwich:)))! ENJOY!

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user sherri gage KitchenCabinet - Aug 16, 2012
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user sherri gage KitchenCabinet - Aug 16, 2012
Thank you Bea! This definitely is a vegetable heavy dish, you could actually make it meatless and maybe add some mushrooms!!! See what I mean about this dish, DO WHAT YOU WANT WITH ME!!! The possibilities are endless. Hope you give it a try. :))))))
user Deb Crane songchef - Aug 17, 2012
Sounds like comfort in a bowl to me! :)

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