Recipe for Ground Beef and Cabbage

Ground beef and cabbage is a classic dish that brings together the rich taste of beef with the crunchy texture of cabbage. There are many different ways to prepare this dish, but it usually involves cooking ground beef with onions and garlic until browned, then adding chopped cabbage and cooking until tender. The dish can be seasoned with a variety of spices to suit individual tastes and preferences and is often served with rice, potatoes, or as a standalone dish. Ground beef and cabbage is a delicious and nutritious meal that is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a comforting weekend lunch.

This recipe for Ground Beef and Cabbage is a classic and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. This recipe yields four servings, with a total preparation time of 25 minutes and cooking time of 30 minutes.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium head of cabbage, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, and sauté for 3-4 minutes until the onion is softened and the garlic is fragrant.
  2. Add the ground beef to the skillet, and cook for 5-6 minutes until browned and cooked through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the chopped cabbage, salt, black pepper, paprika, and cayenne pepper to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
  4. Add the water to the skillet, and stir again.
  5. Cover the skillet with a lid, and reduce the heat to low. Cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the cabbage is tender and the flavors have melded together.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 331
  • Total Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 81mg
  • Sodium: 764mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g
  • Sugars: 8g
  • Protein: 24g

Note: Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may vary depending on the specific ingredients and cooking methods used.