Hearty Unstuffed Cabbage Wedges

Hearty Unstuffed Cabbage Wedges Recipe

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Janice Joy Miller


Just an idea I had. Turned out pretty good!


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10 Min
30 Min
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2 lb
lean ground turkey or chicken
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 large
maui sweet onion
1 small
leek, washed and sliced thin
2 clove
green bell pepper, chopped
1/4 c
tomato paste, italian
1/2 c
3 lb
chopped fresh tomatoes
1 tsp
fresh cracked black pepper
1 tsp
sea salt
bay leaf (crushed)
1 Tbsp
fresh thyme leaves
head of cabbage, cut into wedges
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1/2 c
chopped fresh parsley
1 c
cojita cheese

How to Make Hearty Unstuffed Cabbage Wedges


  • 1Preheat oven to 375F
  • 2Saute onions, leeks, green bell pepper, and garlic in olive oil.
  • 3Add ground turkey or ground chicken, and brown.
  • 4Add tomatoes, tomato paste, water, all the herbs, salt and pepper.
  • 5Core the cabbage, chop up JUST the core and add it to the ground turkey mixture.
  • 6Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer 30 minutes.
  • 7While the turkey is simmering, layer the cabbage wedges in a single layer on a baking pan.
  • 8Brush with olive oil, sprinkle with salt & pepper, and roast at 375 F for 20 minutes or until tender and browned.
  • 9When the cabbage is tender, remove it from the oven.
  • 10Place a cabbage wedge on a plate over some rice or noodles, and top with the ground turkey mixture.
  • 11Sprinkle with cojita cheese and chopped parsley.

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About Hearty Unstuffed Cabbage Wedges

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #low-carb

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