Crockpot Stuffed Cabbage
Cabbage - One of the Most Nutritional Foods There is
Cabbage is one of those vegetables that you most definitely want to include in you diet at least 3 to 4 times a week. It is a powerhouse. It's health benefits and nutritional value are above the norm. Some of the most valuable benefits are:
- richness in anti-inflammatory goodness
- richness in antioxidants
- richness in glucosinolates
If you need another reason to include cabbage n you diet think of it this way, it is also known to help prevent cancer.
- 12 large cabbage leaves
- 1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
- 2 eggs
- 1 small white onion, minced
- 2 tsp. garlic, minced
- 1 large apple, minced
- 1 cup rice (white or brown), cooked
- 1 small (4 oz. can) mushroom pieces
- 1 tsp. sea salt
- 1 tsp. celantro
- 1 large white onion, thinly sliced
- 2 cans (14 oz.) petite diced tomatoes
- 2 tbsp. lemon juice
- 2 tsp. paprika
- 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
- In a large pot of boiling water, blanche cabbage leaves for three minutes. Drain and run under cold water. Set aside on paper towels to drain excess water.
- Combine raw ground beef, eggs, garlic, mushrooms, onion, garlic, salt , cooked rice, Italian bread crumbs, and cilantro. Mix well.
- Place cabbage leaves on a flat surface, divide mixture equally among the 12 leaves, and roll with bottom and sides enclosing filling.
- Heat 1 tbsp. olive oil in frying pan and sauté onion and garlic until onions are transparent. Add res of the ingredients and cook for approximately 5 minutes.
- Pour about half of the sauce into a crock pot and place cabbage rolls on top. Pour the rest of the sauce over cabbage rolls.
- Cook on high for approximately 4 hours.
|Serving size: 2 cabbage rolls|
|Calories from Fat||36|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 4 g||6%|
|Saturated fat 1 g||5%|
|Unsaturated fat 3 g|
|Carbohydrates 28 g||9%|
|Sugar 2 g|
|Fiber 5 g||20%|
|Protein 27 g||54%|
|Cholesterol 64 mg||21%|
|Sodium 98 mg||4%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
Health Benefits of Cabbage
Cabbage is one of those superfoods that you hear about. You know the kind I mean, delicious and unbelievably nutritious. So, what's so great about cabbage?
- It can be eaten cooked or raw. It is equally delicious and nutritious either way.
- One cup of cabbage is only 22 calories. What a great weight loss food.
- A warm compress made with cabbage leaves can help relieve the pain of a headache.
- Cabbage is an excellent source for Vitamin C.
- It’s ideal for weight loss. With only 33 calories per cup, cooked cabbage is low in fat and high in fiber. It is definitely a smart carb.
- The important mineral, Iron is found in cabbage and is required for the red blood cell formation.
- It is said that cabbage can be used as laxative, to treat intestinal ulcers, engorged breasts, rheumatism, sore throat, melancholy and to extract excess heat from the body.
- It helps detoxify the body.
- Cabbage is filled to the brim with powerful antioxidants that are known to help protect against breast, colon, and prostate cancers.
- Cabbage is low in cholesterol and saturated fat.
- It is believed that people who eat large amounts of cabbage regularly are found to have a low rate of colon cancer.
- It has loads of Vitamin K which help to give you healthy bones.
- Cabbage contains fiber which helps keep the digestive tact clean.
- Potassium is also contained in cabbage and helps control heart rate and blood pressure.
- The high content of vitamin C and sulphur in cabbage removes toxins.
- Not only that, it helps reduce LDL or "bad cholesterol" levels in the blood.
- Vitamin K has established role been shown to help in the cure of Alzheimer's disease patients.
- If you like juicing, juiced cabbage is known to help cure stomach and intestinal ulcers.
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Cabbage rolls wrapped in green leaves
ground hamburger cooked
add chopped onions and the rice
roll in leaf
eat.— Phyllis Babcock
Cabbage is considered Russia’s national food. Russians eat about seven times as much cabbage as the average North American.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2015 Susan Hazelton