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Unstuffed cabbage

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Unstuffed cabbage

This dish is one that my mother made for us all the time. It is so simple, so delicious and so comforting. The problem was, everytime I made it I felt something was missing. I have changed a few ingredients from Moms original recipe and I think it tastes just wonderful. Just don’t tell mom. This is still, to this day one of my favorite comfort foods. Enjoy!!

Ununstuffed cabbagestuffed cabbage

Ingredients:
1 egg
2 lbs of ground beef
2 garlic cloves, minced

2 (15 ounce) cans of diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 can cranberry sauce (jellied)
1 head of cabbage, shredded

Directions:
Combine ground beef, garlic and egg and form into meatballs.
Brown meatballs in a large pot until mostly cooked through. Drain any excess oil.
Add diced tomatoes, tomato paste and cranberry sauce. Mix until blended into a smooth sauce. Add cabbage and cook until cabbage is softened and meatballs are cooked through,about 45 minutes, stirring constantly.

Serve over rice.

 

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