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Cabbage Patch Stew

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour


14 servings (3-1/2 quarts)

"On a chilly day, a hearty helping of this recipe is a welcome treat when you come home in the evening," suggests Violet Beard of Marshall, Illinois.


  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 7 cups chopped cabbage
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Pepper to taste


  1. In a large saucepan, cook the beef, celery and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until cabbage and carrots are tender.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 170 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 194mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 15g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 meat, 1 starch.

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