Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Bowls – Instant Pot or Stove Top

Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Bowls – Instant Pot or Stove Top

Quick and easy stuffed cabbage – without all the work! (Courtesy of Skinnytaste)
Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • cooking spray
  • 1 lb 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried marjoram
  • black pepperto taste
  • 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Hungarian paprika
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice or quinoa 
  • 1 medium head cabbagecored and chopped (9 cups)

Instant Pot:

  1. Press the saute button on the Instant Pot. Spray with oil then add the beef and salt, cook breaking the meat up until browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, marjoram and black pepper and stir. Add the tomato sauce, paprika, and beef broth.  Cover and cook high pressure 15 minutes.
  3. Quick-release, add the rice and cabbage and cook for 3 minutes high pressure. Quick-release and serve with additional rice or quinoa if desired.

Stove Top Directions:

  1. Heat a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, spray with oil then add the beef and salt, cook breaking the meat up until browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, marjoram and black pepper and stir. Add the tomato sauce, 1/4 cup water, paprika, and beef broth.  Cover and cook medium-low 25 minutes.
  3. Add the cooked rice and cabbage and cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until the cabbage is tender. Serve with additional rice if desired.