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Beefy Cabbage Bean Stew Recipe

Beefy Cabbage Bean Stew Recipe

While on one of our small group quilting retreats, one of my friends made this wonderful recipe for dinner. We all loved it and have since passed it around for others to enjoy—now I'm passing it on to you.—Melissa Glancy, La Grange, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage or angel hair coleslaw mix
  • 1 can (16 ounces) red beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup salsa or picante sauce
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain.
  • 2. Transfer meat to a 4-qt. slow cooker. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours or until cabbage is tender. Yield: 6 servings.