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Unstuffed Cabbage Dinner Recipe
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Unstuffed Cabbage Dinner

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"This recipes cuts the time of baking cabbage rolls and it tastes just as good!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    1 hr


  1. Crumble the ground beef into a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, an d season with garlic powder and pepper; cook and stir until the beef is evenly browned. Drain off the excess grease.
  2. Pour the beef broth and onion soup mix into the skillet with the beef, and stir to blend. Bring to a boil, then add the rice, cabbage and vegetable juice cocktail. Stir together, then cover and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, or until the rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 16, 2007

This was very good, although I had to make many changes to match what I had in the fridge. I used ground turkey, chicken stock, cole slaw mix, and brown rice, jar tomato sauce instead of the V8, and a mix of curry and cayan pepper instead of the soup mix. But it was excellent, my boyfriend called it "a keeper", and there is PLENTY left so I froze some for another night.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 07, 2010

Made as directed. This dinner was acceptable, but I personally didn't find it great. It was filling and relatively cheap to make, and it made a lot. Though I somewhat dread eating this for lunch for the next few days. The smell of it lingering in the kitchen reminds me of a cafeteria.

Apr 14, 2009

I LOVED this recipe!!!! We love tomatoes so I added a 8 oz can of tomato sauce, and a can of diced tomates (drained). Next time I will probably add more cabbage. It was SO good my husband could have ate the whole panful himself! This is the best recipe I've found on here!!!

Jan 21, 2008

Pretty good! Good for a cold winter day. I used real garlic, and skipped the onion soup mix. I used tomato sauce instead of the juice cocktail. I also used brown rice instead of white, so I had to add more water and cooking time. I wish that I had used more cabbage. So actually, I did change quite a bit, but that's okay; still a good base recipe that lends itself to adaptation.

Oct 04, 2006

What I loved most about this recipe is that it only required one skillet from start to finish. No browning in one pan and boiling in another. It's great for large families and limited time/energy. Very simple to prepare and 110% better than hamburger helper. I substituted the hamburger for ground turkey and the beef broth for chicken but otherwise followed the recipe and the result was great! My kids loved it (even my 2 year old cleaned her plate)

Dec 19, 2006

This is an easy and comforting meal for a weeknight. I didn't measure anything, just sauteed some garlic, browned 92% lean ground beef, added shredded cabbage, a can of chopped tomatoes, water and beef buillon. Served over rice. Thanks for sharing this idea.

Oct 18, 2011

Made this last night and as many other reviewers have said...great one pot meal! I like a few others used brown rice (what I had on hand), so I increased the amount of liquid. The only thing I would change for next time would be to put the cabbage in (and perhaps add a bit more) halfway thru the cooking process as I like it to have a bit more bite to it. My husband thought this was fabulous! Thank you BINGOMOMMA56 for posting this easy recipe!

Nov 16, 2009

My husband and I enjoyed this very much. It was very mild so I added just a splash of spaghetti sauce and topped it with Parmesan and Cheddar/Jack Cheese. We will have this again on a regular rotation. Thank you for submitting this recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 361 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 14.4 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 2.8 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 24.7 g
  • 49%
  • Sodium
  • 970 mg
  • 39%

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

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