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Turkey Cabbage Stew Recipe

Turkey Cabbage Stew Recipe

Chock-full of ground turkey, cabbage, carrots and tomatoes, this speedy stew delivers delicious down-home comfort on cool days. If you don't like cabbage, replace it with chopped green peppers. Simply saute the peppers with the turkey, onion and garlic.—Susan Lasken, Woodland Hills, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups chopped cabbage
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Cook the turkey, onion and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 268 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 1014mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 6g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

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Ang83 User ID: 8776891 244428
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2016

"This is the first time I made this soup and it has an unbelievable taste. I added chicken Broth instead of water and used Rotel tomatoes for a "spicy kick". The soup is delicious and I am glad I doubled the recipe. I will freeze the soup and use it as needed. Prep time was quick and easy to make. healthy and light!"

chrissellscandles User ID: 2752798 239778
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2015

"How do I say this? This soup is FABULOUS!!! It'S one of the best I've ever made. The only change I made was to use chicken broth instead of water. Soooooo yummy! I really can't say it enough. Go ahead, ask me if this is good. IT IS!!"

mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 218774
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2015

"Great soup in thirty minutes! Choose this recipe because closely resembled Dr. Oz's healthy turkey cabbage soup. It was great. easy to make. Like others, replaced water with broth. You will be happy it makes a lot!"

curious2 User ID: 5491165 36729
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2013

"It's simple, fast, good, & healthy. Thanks."

moogie207 User ID: 1226306 106121
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"This was delicious. I made even quicker, using bag angel hair cabbage and left over turkery from T-giving and left over cooked chicken, which I added at the end to just heat the meat through. Will make again"

lorchen User ID: 3739277 87294
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2012

"This recipe is great. I used chicken broth instead of water and eliminated the garlic. I will definitely make this again."

lorchen User ID: 3739277 205065
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2012

"This recipe is great. I used chicken broth instead of water and eliminated the garlic. I will definitely make this again."

crochetforfun User ID: 2863583 113255
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2012

"We have this a lot during the winter and always enjoy it. So easy and fast. Love it!!"

homemaker27 User ID: 6063773 130477
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2011

"oh and i make it just like it says. i dont add or subtract anything!!!"

homemaker27 User ID: 6063773 87293
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2011

"i have made this recipe more times than i could ever count!!!! OH MY GOD it is absolutely scrumptiousdillyisiouce. my family goes crazy over it and i get raves and raves. even serve it to company it is so gooooood!!!!!!"

BakerDeborah User ID: 1211561 113253
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2011

"I didn't measure everything and I also added celery, so there wasn't enough liquid. I added more water and some better-than-broth. It was very good and hearty on a cold snowy spring day."

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