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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 205.9
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.5 mg
  • Sodium: 235.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.0 g
  • Protein: 17.2 g

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Unstuffed Cabbage

Submitted by: BLUEVELVET50
Unstuffed Cabbage


This one-skillet meal is low in calories and fat! This one-skillet meal is low in calories and fat!
Number of Servings: 4


    8oz extra lean ground beef
    1 medium yellow onion, chopped
    1 pkt. GOOD SEASONS Zesty Italian Salad Dressing & Recipe Mix
    1 can (16oz.) crushed tomatoes
    1 medium shredded cabbage
    1 cup water
    1 cup instant brown rice, uncooked


BROWN meat and onion with dressing packet in large skillet or Dutch oven on medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes or until meat is cooked through.

ADD tomatoes and cabbage; stir. Reduce heat to simmer; cover tightly. Cook 20 to 25 minutes or until cabbage is tender.

STIR in water and rice; bring to boil. Cover; reduce heat and cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir and cover. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BLUEVELVET50.

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    I will make this again everyone enjoyed it. I made this but didn't have the zesty dressing and I'm sure that would have made the flavor better. - 10/20/08

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  • I didn't shred the cabbage finely enough I guess, and it took forever for it to cook through; I ended up adding a bit of water to it to help it cook through. I also found it to be very bland with just the one seasoning packet, and added some garlic and onion powder, and italian seasoning as well. - 7/18/13

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  • This recipe was so quick and easy to make plus it was delicious! Will definately make it again soon! - 6/13/12

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  • It was delicious and something that was easy to cook. - 6/1/12

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  • Just finished dinner and it was DELISH! Didn't have the Italian dressing mix so I improvised with Garlic infused olive oil, a splash of balsamic vinegar, basil, oregano, garlic salt and a few dashes of tabasco for kick. Also used ground turkey. Everyone loved it! Will make this one again. - 1/31/12

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  • I love this! Great recipe. I remember my mom making Cabbage Rolls when I was a kid. This is so much easier and quicker, with no sacrificing of taste. Will definately make again! - 1/24/12

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  • I added two packets of seasoning, which I think helped the taste quite a bit. Overall, great recipe! - 6/4/11

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  • This recipe was awesome. My kids loved it. I left out the Italian seasoning and used my own seasoning. I added chopped garlic, chopped pablano pepper, and lemon zest. Will definitely make again! - 9/9/10

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  • Flavor was better than I expected. Loved the extra seasoning from the Italian dressing mix. We made it with turkey burger instead of beef. - 5/3/10

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  • My husband and I had this last night for supper and we thought it was really would also be good filler in a bell pepper...stuffed pepper! VERY GOOD! - 8/25/08

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  • I will definitely make this again! I only had Italian seasoning not Zesty and I added some crushed garlic and some extra spices. It does not look extremely appealing but one bite changes your mind. I LOVE that this is filling and low in calories. I will make more and freeze for quick lunches. - 7/27/08

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  • I made this with a bottle of V8 in a crockpot. It was the best cabbage soup ever. - 7/2/08

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  • This sounds really good. I was looking for a recipe that was low in calories and high in fiber. I hope my family will enjoy it also. - 5/15/08

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  • Had this last night for dinner. was very good would make it again. - 4/29/08

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  • I found this to be very bland - maybe if you added salsa instead of crushed tomatoes or ??? It needs some additional flavor. - 4/14/08

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  • This is a good meal, it was easy and just as good as a leftover. - 4/9/08

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  • This was really tasty and so filling! I added one small can of tomato sauce and substituted the water using lower sodium beef broth. I will definately make this again. - 4/3/08

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  • Mmm, good. I added some shredded carrots right at the last. - 4/2/08

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  • This is a recipe that I will definetely try as well. It sounds so good! - 4/2/08

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  • This is one recipe I will definetely try. - 4/1/08

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  • I'm making this for dinner tonight. I like stuffed cabbage. I've always wanted to know how to make it and this recipe sounds good. but I'm going to use ground turkey instead of the beef because that's what I have on hand. - 3/31/08

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