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Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage

Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage is a one pot meal that will have you excited about eating cabbage again. Spicy Chorizo makes this a delight to the senses.

Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage

Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage

Don’t you just love stuffed cabbage? Or cabbage rolls? I know we do but goodness, they are a lot of work! This Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage is so much easier and not nearly as much trouble to make. Made even more delicious by adding Chorizo, you still have the staples of beef, bell pepper, tomatoes and all of those glorious spices. A great one pot meal that your whole family will love.

How to Make Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage

One of the many reasons I love dump and go recipes is that I can combine so many different flavors in one pot and they marry into a glorious union of tastes. Just like these Crock Pot Cowboy Beans, this unstuffed cabbage is one that is a great example of that type of cooking. Cooking everything in one pot makes your life a whole lot easier! Let’s get to it!

~ Ingredients ~

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 9 oz Chorizo Beef sausage
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 Bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium head of cabbage, chopped
  • 2 cups Shredded Mozzarella cheese

~ Method ~

  1. In a large Dutch oven, saute ground beef, chorizo, onion, bell pepper and salt and pepper until browned. Add garlic and cook for one minute. Drain and return to dutch oven.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, seasonings and mix well. Put chopped cabbage on top of meat mixture. Cover and cook on low heat for 30 minutes, stirring often. Turn off heat.
  3. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and cover for 5-10 minutes to allow for cheese to melt. Enjoy!

Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage. Easy and Delicious

So you can see, this is so easy. Not to mention, healthy. In keeping with the spirit of cooking healthier meals for your family, this is a winner on all accounts.

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Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage

Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Mexican Unstuffed Cabbage is a one pot meal that will have you excited about eating cabbage again. Spicy Chorizo makes this a delight to the senses.

Ingredients

  • * pound ground beef
  • * 9 oz Chorizo Beef sausage
  • * 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • * 1 Bell pepper, chopped
  • * 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • * 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • * 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • * 1 teaspoon salt
  • * 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • * 1 teaspoon pepper
  • * 1 medium head of cabbage, chopped
  • * 2 cups Shredded Mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large Dutch oven, saute ground beef, chorizo, onion, bell pepper and salt and pepper until browned. Add garlic and cook for one minute. Drain and return to dutch oven.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, seasonings and mix well. Put chopped cabbage on top of meat mixture. Cover and cook on low heat for 30 minutes, stirring often. Turn off heat.
  3. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and cover for 5-10 minutes to allow for cheese to melt. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Yield 10 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 342Total Fat 24gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 80mgSodium 794mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 24g
**Nutritional Values are estimates only

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