unstuffed cabbage rolls

★★★★★ 13
a recipe by
Bruce Lambert
Southwick, MA

This is a great comfort food.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Lean ground beef creates a fuller, meatier sauce for these delicious unstuffed cabbage rolls. Mixed with the chopped cabbage, it's very hearty. Infused with great flavors, no one will ever realize the recipe is lower in carbs. It's very comforting and filling. A healthy dinner recipe.

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★★★★★ 13
serves 6 to 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For unstuffed cabbage rolls

  • 1 1/2-2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 sm
    head of cabbage, chopped
  • 2 can
    diced tomatoes, 14.5 oz each
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce, 8 oz (more if needed)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt

How To Make unstuffed cabbage rolls

  • Heating oil in a skillet.
    In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • Browning ground beef and onions.
    Add ground beef and onion and cook, stirring until ground beef is no longer pink and onion is tender.
  • Adding garlic to the beef.
    Add garlic and continue cooking for 1 minute.
  • Chopped cabbage, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, pepper, and salt added to the pan.
    Add the chopped cabbage, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, pepper, and salt.
  • Simmering in a pan.
    Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until the cabbage is tender.
  • A serving of Unstuffed cabbage rolls.
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