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Cabbage is packed with antioxidants ("cancer-fighters") and can also help to lower LDL cholesterol ("bad cholesterol").

Nutrition information
Serving: 2 cups (282 grams)
Servings per recipe: 6
Calories: 190 (60 from fat)
Cholesterol: 45 milligrams
Fat: 6 grams (2.5 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 17 gram
Sodium: 330 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 17 gram (6 fiber, 8 sugars)


Recipe tip

This quick dish can also be made in your slow cooker! After browning the ground beef, add it to a large bowl with the vegetables. Add spices and mix well. Put the mixture in a slow cooker and cook on low heat for 3 to 4 hours.

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Cabbage and beef stir-fry

Cabbage is packed with antioxidants ("cancer-fighters") and can also help to lower LDL cholesterol ("bad cholesterol").

Ingredients

1 pound extra-lean (95 percent) ground beef
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced sweet onion
2 cups grated carrots
1 medium head cabbage, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Directions

  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. (You can also brown the ground beef in a wok.)
  2. When beef is almost done, add onions and carrots. Cook for 5 minutes, until slightly softened.
  3. Add cabbage and spices. Cook for another 10 minutes or until cabbage is softened.
  4. Serve warm.

Makes 6 servings

Carb choices per serving: 1












 

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department

First published: 02/21/2014
Last updated: 02/21/2014

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department