Cabbage Au Gratin Pie

Pat Duran


This recipe was given to me in the 60's from my sister Kathy's MIL- it is one that was going around quite a bit back then- I still like to make it( I think it was from Weight Watcher') or some other diet club...?
Anyway it is very good.
This is the diet version. The full calorie version is in my book on page 44; or see below. You be the judge;try one of these versions -see which one you like the best!
Enjoy this tasty dish without guilt!


★★★★★ 3 votes

6-8 servings
10 Min
20 Min


  • 3 c
    shredded cabbage(can use bag from produce)
  • 1 tsp
    butter flavoring(in the extract and baking isle)
  • 1/3 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 2 large
    beaten eggs
  • 12 oz
    ground beef, scramble cooked and drained
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 medium
    stalk celery, cut fine
  • 2 c
    tomato juice, low sodium
  • 1 pkg
    sweet 'n low or equal
  • 8 oz
    light cottage cheese

How to Make Cabbage Au Gratin Pie


  1. Heat oven to 350^.
    Cook cabbage 3 minutes in salted boiling water. Drain. Stir in butter flavoring, cheese and beaten eggs. Spread mixture into bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie dish sprayed with Pam.
  2. Brown beef, onion, pepper, and celery.Add tomato juice and pepper and garlic powder to taste. Boil down to 1/2 in quantity.
    To the cabbage shell spread the cottage cheese, press in evenly; then add the meat mixture to fill. Bake for 15-20 minutes.(Margret McGuire)
  3. Cabbage Au Gratin Pie(my version)
    3 c. shredded cabbage
    1 teas. butter
    1/3 Parmesan cheese, grated
    2 lg. eggs, beaten
    12 oz. lean ground beef, or turkey
    1/2 c. chopped onion
    1/4 c. chopped bell pepper, any color
    1 lg. stalk celery, chopped fine
    2 c. tomato sauce
    1/2 teas. garlic powder
    1 teas. seasoned salt
    1 Tbl. flour
    Pinch of black pepper
    1 Tbl. sugar
    1/2 c. cheddar cheese
    1 Tbl. Worcestershire sauce
    8 oz. cottage cheese
    Follow same direction above bake as above then sprinkle cheese on the top and bake another 5 minutes till cheese melts.

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About Cabbage Au Gratin Pie

Course/Dish: Beef, Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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