Beef Cabbage Bake

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 1/2 pounds cabbage
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Divide the cabbage into layers and blanch them in boiling water until tender. Drain well and chop them roughly.
  • Heat a pan on medium heat and add ground beef. Cook for 2 minutes. Add onions, garlic and olive oil. Cook stirring for 10 minutes.
  • Add in tomatoes and tomato paste and stir well. Season with salt, pepper and dried mint. Add lemon juice and chopped cabbage. Cook over medium low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a casserole dish with olive oil. Pour the mixture in and bake for 45 minutes. Serve hot.


SERVING SUGGESTION: add a Tossed Salad, Lettuce (not iceberg), salad veggies (of your choice) and salad dressing.
NUTRITION: 391 Calories; 27g Fat (60.5% calories from fat); 24g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 78mg Cholesterol; 355mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Fat.
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