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Easy Cabbage and Ground Beef Squares

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Turn simple kitchen staples into a complete meal!
Easy Cabbage And Ground Beef Squares

Give ground beef a flavor boost with this easy Cabbage and Ground Beef Squares recipe. Everyday kitchen staples turn into a flavorful and full meal when you mix ground beef, cabbage, carrots, egg, and spices, and top it all with melty cheese.

Cabbage and Ground Beef Squares

Ingredients For Cabbage and Ground Beef Squares

  • Green cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Onion
  • Eggs
  • Paprika
  • Turmeric
  • Dried oregano
  • Ground beef
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Avocado oil
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese

Cabbage and Ground Beef Squares

How To Make Easy Cabbage and Ground Beef Squares

  1. Place the cabbage, carrots, onion, eggs, spices, and ground beef in a large bowl. Mix until combined.
  2. Add the breadcrumbs, salt, and pepper, and mix until well combined.
  3. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 425 F. Brush the parchment paper with oil.
  4. Spread the mixture into the tray evenly and bake for 30 mins.

Remove from the oven and sprinkle the shredded mozzarella on top. Bake for 15 more minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve hot.

Easy Cabbage And Ground Beef Squares

Easy Cabbage And Ground Beef Squares

Can I Prepare The Mixture Ahead Of Time?

Yes, you can prepare it a day in advance. Keep it in the fridge in an airtight container.

Is It OK to Use Frozen Cabbage and Carrots?

Yes, you can use them but let them thaw out completely and squeeze out any liquid to prevent the dish from being soggy. Fresh veggies work best.

Easy Cabbage And Ground Beef Squares

Easy Cabbage and Ground Beef Squares

Turn simple kitchen staples into a complete meal!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6 SERVINGS
Calories: 258kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Baking tray or sheet
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 5 cups green cabbage, shredded
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

Instructions

  • Place the cabbage, carrots, onion, eggs, spices, and ground beef in a large bowl. Mix until combined.
  • Add the breadcrumbs, salt, and pepper, and mix until well combined.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 425 F. Brush the parchment paper with oil.
  • Spread the mixture into the tray evenly and bake for 30 mins.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle the shredded mozzarella on top. Bake for 15 more minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 482mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 78IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 17.5mg

Frequently Asked Questions

What Can I Use If I Don’t Have A Baking Tray?

You can use any baking or casserole dish or a cast iron skillet. If the dish is too deep, make sure to make adjustments to the baking time.

How Do I Know When The Ground Beef Mixture Is Fully Cooked?

Visually check the meat, it should be brown and not pink. Also, the internal temperature of the meat should be 160 F.

What If I Don’t Have Parchment Paper?

You can lightly grease the baking dish with cooking spray, or oil. If you have a silpat silicone mat, you can use that too.

How Do I Shred Cabbage And Carrots Without A Grater?

You can use a food processor and pulse the veggies until they reach the desired size or use a sharp knife to chop them.

What Other Types Of Cheese Can I Use?

Any melty cheese will work, use your favorite. Cheeses like cheddar, provolone, or Italian blend work particularly well.

Can I Add Other Vegetables To The Mix?

Yes! Add your favorite veggies. Bell peppers, zucchini, and spinach work well, but you can customize the recipe to your liking.

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