Mark's Cabbage and Hamburger Delight Recipe -
Mark's Cabbage and Hamburger Delight Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Mark's Cabbage and Hamburger Delight

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"My husband calls this extreme Hamburger Helper® and says it is an awesome dish for a cold night as a yummy comfort food!!"

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the cabbage, and cook until just wilted, about 5 minutes. Pour in the chicken broth, and bring to a simmer. Cook until slightly reduced, about 10 minutes more. Stir in the cream, and season with salt and pepper. Keep the cabbage hot over low heat while preparing the ground beef.
  2. Heat a Dutch oven or large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in the ground beef. Cook and stir until the beef is crumbly and no longer pink. Add the onion, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the smoked paprika and mustard. Stir in the cabbage mixture and egg noodles; season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover, and cook over low heat until the noodles are tender, about 10 minutes. Pour in water as needed so the noodles do not become dry.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 22, 2011

This was an easy dish to prepare, and had good taste. I had to add more liquid, as it cooked it up quite a bit. Good aroma and good comfort food.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 24, 2011

never again, thick pasty, couldn't thin it down to get it good, like the cabbage though


15 Ratings

Feb 28, 2011

Really enjoyed this! Very easy and delicious. I did sub beef stock for chicken stock, just because it seemed to make more sense. The smoked paprika is key here - I wouldn't make this with regular paprika. I think the folks that ended up with gummy noodles missed the part where it says to add water to make sure the noodles don't get dry. I added about 2/3 of a cup, which may have been a bit too much but it all worked out. Without knowing anything else, my husband tasted it and said, "Yum! It's healthy Hamburger Helper!" I'll definately make this again. Thanks!

Feb 23, 2011

I was really disappointed when I had my end product with this one. My husband is Polish and I really thought this was going to be like a paprikash,but not at all. I thought the noodles were way undercooked and gummy because they cooked in very little liquid. Also, there was way too much paprika. Needless to say, I won't be making this again.

Mar 01, 2011

This dish was very good. However, I would cut back on the "Smoked Paprika" and only use 1 TB instead of 2. Smoked Paprika is far more pungent than the sweet variety. I would also increase the powered mustard by adding 1/2 teaspoon more

Jul 26, 2011

This actually turned out pretty good! I used evoo instead of butter and decided to par cook my noodles separately. Once the beef was browned I removed it and wilted my cabbage. In addition to the seasonings suggested I also added garlic and onion powders. The noodles and liquids were then added and I let it simmer until most of the liquid was absorbed. A great way to use up all the cabbage we've been growing! Thank you so much!!

Feb 22, 2011

I was excited when I read this recipe because of the smoked paprika. I was disappointed. I added some sour cream which improved the over all flavor. But, this was just an average slumgullion to me. It was also very under-seasoned to me in general. I think the meat needed salt in the cooking. Won't make again.

Jan 29, 2012

I agree with the reviewer that said it's similar to Hamburger Helper ... :/ ... I don't want hamburger helper ... 'Changed things, as I do, but not enough to make my review invalid. I didn't use the hamburger. 'Wanted to try it as a side, & then as a main dish if we liked it. 'Don't understand why you'd reduce the chicken broth then add more water - so I didn't. Just continued the recipe without reducing it. I only added a cup of noodles & yeah, it needed to be thickened; but that was okay. It looked cheesy with the paprika so the kids tried it - but "no go" on more than a bite.


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  • Calories
  • 352 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 102 mg
  • 34%
  • Fat
  • 23 g
  • 35%
  • Fiber
  • 4.1 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 17.3 g
  • 35%
  • Sodium
  • 479 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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