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"do what you want with me" beef & cabbage dinner

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sherri gage
the colony, TX

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!

(1 rating)
yield 4 to 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For "do what you want with me" beef & cabbage dinner

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 md
    green bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 md
    red bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 md
    onion (any kind you like) small dice
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lg
    cabbage, shredded on the larger side, or dice your choice
  • 1 lg
    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

How To Make "do what you want with me" beef & cabbage dinner

  • 1
    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
  • 2
    Add seasonings to meat a vegetables, stir them in and let flavors bloom for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • 3
    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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