Unstuffed Cabbage with Ground Beef


Make this Low Carb dinner with cabbage and ground beef in your skillet in only 30 minutes. High fiber unstuffed cabbage roll recipe is full of fiber which helps lower the carb load in your diet.

PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 20 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes


  • 3 Tablespoons Oil
  • 1 lb. lean Ground Beef
  • 1 Bell Pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 1 14 oz. fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasonings
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 Cups Green Cabbage
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese blend


Prep the vegetables:

Chop the onions, peppers and put them together in a medium bowl.

Chop the head of cabbage into narrow strips about two or three inches long by 1/2 inch wide. Set aside.

Brown the Hamburger:

Set your skillet to medium heat.

Add the oil.

Add the hamburger and sprinkle it with salt, pepper and other spices.

Break apart the hamburger into small evenly sized pieces.

Cook until browned. Remove from skillet and set aside

Sauté the Vegetables:

Pour the chopped onions and peppers into your skillet and cook a few minutes until tender.


Add the browned hamburger back into the skillet.

Add the fire roasted tomatoes and stir together.

Pack the chopped cabbage slices over the hamburger mixture and cover with a lid.

Cook until cabbage is wilted. (about 15 minutes-check and stir occasionally)

Remove cover and add shredded cheeses

Cover and let the cheese melt 5 minutes.

Refresh spices as desired.

Serve from the skillet.


To make this dinner KETO: Omit the onion and replace with celery or increase the peppers. This will bring the NET carbs of this recipe down to KETO level (Under 8 carbs).

Nutrition Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories 453 Total Fat 30g Saturated Fat 12g Trans Fat 1g Unsaturated Fat 15g Cholesterol 109mg Sodium 607mg Carbohydrates 13g Fiber 4g Sugar 6g Protein 34g

Recipe and Image courtesy of HomeMadeFoodJunkie.com 

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