Ground Meat and Cabbage Casserole Recipe

We’re sure you all are familiar with the Cabbage Soup Diet. Well, here’s a version that is delicious and will help give some variety to the High Protein / Low-Carb Diet Plan. It’s a casserole dish that you’ll love to make over and over again. You won’t find another ground meat casserole as flavorful as this one.

Ground Meat and Cabbage Casserole Recipe

How To Make Ground Meat and Cabbage Casserole

This ground meat and cabbage casserole recipe mixes up lean ground beef, cabbage, carrots and parmesan.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 1 hr 15 mins
Total: 1 hr 40 mins


  • 1 lb extra-lean ground beef, or mixture of beef & turkey
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ head cabbage, about 3 cups , coarsely shredded
  • 2 tbsp carrots, shredded (optional)
  • 1 bouillon cube
  • ½ cup water
  • garlic , to taste
  • ½ tsp caraway seeds
  • onion powder, to taste
  • black pepper , to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • small tomato , thinly sliced
  • parmesan , or Romano cheese , shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine ground meat, onion and garlic powder in a 2 qt. covered oven casserole/pan with oil. Sauté uncovered for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to break up meat mixture.

  2. Drain off any fat.
  3. Optionally, this can be done in a skillet and then moved to a covered casserole at this point.
  4. Add cabbage and all but last two ingredients and toss well.
  5. Cover casserole and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.

  6. Remove cover during last 15 minutes, top with sliced tomatoes and shredded cheese and return to oven for balance of baking time.


  • Sugar: 5g
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  • Calcium: 60mg
  • Calories: 258kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg
  • Fat: 13g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 635mg
  • Protein: 26g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 343mg
  • Vitamin A: 1364IU
  • Vitamin C: 43mg
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