Beefy Cabbage Skillet


Beefy Cabbage Skillet

1 cup
45 Min

Our Beefy Cabbage Skillet is a hearty dish that comes together in just one skillet! This meal is full of comfort and tons of delicious flavors. This easy cabbage skillet recipe comes together in less than an hour. One bite, and it will quickly become a weeknight favorite meal! 

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 3 cups cabbage, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) can no-salt added tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (14-ounce) can low-sodium diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute ground beef and onions 8 to 10 minutes, or until no longer pink. Drain excess liquid.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, mix well. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 35 to 40 minutes, or until rice is tender.

Test Kitchen Tip

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 258
  • Calories from Fat 82
  • Total Fat 9.1g 14 %
  • Saturated Fat 3.6g 18 %
  • Trans Fat 0.5g 0 %
  • Protein 20g 40 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 55mg 18 %
  • Sodium 235mg 10 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 23g 8 %
  • Dietary Fiber 2.6g 10 %
  • Sugars 6.2g 0 %

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Barely edible. VERY bland, WILL NOT make it again.

Can I halve this recipe? There's only 2 of us.

I am one person and don't need 8 servings . if I made 8 servings how long can I freez the leftovers ?

Hi there! This recipe can be frozen for up to 3 months. Enjoy!


What fruit!?!?

Can you use quinoa instead of rice?

Hi there! The Test Kitchen says that yes, you can use quinoa instead of rice. :) We do not recommend cooking the quinoa with the cabbage, but rather cooking it separately and then adding it to the cooked dish. Enjoy!

Used white rice as brown rice has 80% more arsenic in it than white rice chopped 1/2 green pepper and 2 beef bouillon cubes can add 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar to kick it up a bit very good

Can this be made using white rice?

Hi there! Yes, this recipe can be made with white rice, however it will change the provided Nutritional Information and most likely make this recipe not diabetic-friendly. Thanks!

This is great! Followed to a T and all loved it! Make it once a week!

Just thought it was o.k. kinda bland. I'll just have to kick up spices next time because my husband loved it.

This could be called "Unrolled Cabbage Rolls"


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