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meat cabbage casserole (microwave version)

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a recipe by
Rev BJ Friley
Vicksburg, MS

Microwave setting: HIGH 100% If you like the onions real soft, start by microwaving them in the butter first. Then add the meat and cook again according to the recipe directions. Onions have a tendency to remain hard if not cooked separately.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
cook time 20 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For meat cabbage casserole (microwave version)

  • 1 lb
    lean ground meat
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1 c
    carrots, finely shredded
  • 3 c
    cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 dash
    black pepper
  • 1 jar
    (16 oz.) herb-style spaghetti sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    chives, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, grated

How To Make meat cabbage casserole (microwave version)

  • 1
    Break up meat into a microsafe baking dish. Microwave for about 3 minutes at HIGH power until meat loses its pink color. Stir and turn meat once.
  • 2
    Add onion. Microwave another 3 minutes until onion is soft.
  • 3
    Add butter. Stir until melted.
  • 4
    Add carrot. Stir well to blend.
  • 5
    Microwave for 1 minute at HIGH power until carrots are soft. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 6
    Layer cabbage on top of meat mixture.
  • 7
    Mix spaghetti sauce, Worcestershire sauce and chives. Pour over top. Cover.
  • 8
    Microwave at HIGH power for 10 minutes. Stir once or twice and press down slightly.
  • 9
    Microwave another 3 to 4 minutes.
  • 10
    Add cheese on top. Microwave, uncovered until cheese is melted.
  • 11
    Serve with a green salad or boiled potatoes for a more substantial meal.

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