Quick braised cabbage and minced beef

Quick braised cabbage and minced beef

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"Comforting without being too heavy, this simple homely dish is big on flavor but low on effort. Sweet paprika, Maggi and tomato paste make a savory, umami-rich sauce, perfect for soaking up with rice or potatoes. Don’t skip the sour cream or ajvar! These delicious toppings are the perfect finisher for this midweek family favorite."
Difficulty
Easy 👌
Preparation
40 min
Baking
0 min
Resting
0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
MetricImperial
150 g
pointed cabbage
2 cloves
garlic
1 tbsp
olive oil
tbsp
tomato paste
1 tsp
Maggi seasoning sauce
¾ tbsp
sweet paprika powder
25 g
ajvar (optional)
½ kg
boiled potatoes (for serving)
salt

Utensils

cutting board, knife, frying pan (large, with lid), spatula, bowl (small)

Nutrition per serving

Cal1095
Fat65 g
Protein75 g
Carb48 g
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  • Step 1/4

    Finely chop onion and garlic. Remove outer leaves and stalk from cabbage and cut into very thin strips.
    • 1 onions
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 150 g pointed cabbage
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Finely chop onion and garlic. Remove outer leaves and stalk from cabbage and cut into very thin strips.

  • Step 2/4

    Meanwhile, heat olive oil over medium heat in a large fry pan (which has a lid). Add beef and season generously with salt and pepper. Fry beef, breaking it up with a spatula while stirring so that it doesn’t stick. Once beef starts to brown, approx. 5 min., add garlic and onion. Keep frying for approx. 3 min. more, until the onion turns translucent.
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 250 g ground beef
    • salt
    • pepper
    • frying pan (large, with lid)
    • spatula

    Meanwhile, heat olive oil over medium heat in a large fry pan (which has a lid). Add beef and season generously with salt and pepper. Fry beef, breaking it up with a spatula while stirring so that it doesn’t stick. Once beef starts to brown, approx. 5 min., add garlic and onion. Keep frying for approx. 3 min. more, until the onion turns translucent.

  • Step 3/4

    Add tomato paste, maggi, paprika powder, and stir well. After approx. 2 min, add cabbage and mix well with beef. Cook for approx. 3 more min. Add vegetable broth and continue mixing. Put a lid on the pan and cook for approx 10 min. until the cabbage has softened and the sauce is thickened. Taste and add salt and pepper if needed.
    • tbsp tomato paste
    • 1 tsp Maggi seasoning sauce
    • ¾ tbsp sweet paprika powder
    • 200 ml vegetable broth

    Add tomato paste, maggi, paprika powder, and stir well. After approx. 2 min, add cabbage and mix well with beef. Cook for approx. 3 more min. Add vegetable broth and continue mixing. Put a lid on the pan and cook for approx 10 min. until the cabbage has softened and the sauce is thickened. Taste and add salt and pepper if needed.

  • Step 4/4

    Finely chop parsley and stir into the sour cream. Serve cabbage and mince with sour cream, ajvar (optional) and boiled potatoes or rice.
    • g parsley (for serving)
    • 75 g sour cream (for serving)
    • 25 g ajvar (optional)
    • ½ kg boiled potatoes (for serving)
    • 200 g rice (cooked, for serving)
    • bowl (small)

    Finely chop parsley and stir into the sour cream. Serve cabbage and mince with sour cream, ajvar (optional) and boiled potatoes or rice.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Quick braised cabbage and minced beef
FAQ

Yes, you can! Allow it to cool completely before transferring to an airtight container or freezer bag. It will keep well in the freezer for up to three months.

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