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Jennifer 3FC
01-11-2004, 02:56 PM
Ground Beef

1 lb ground beef
1 very small onion, chopped (I was told red onions have lowest carbs)
1 cup finely shredded carrots (about 2 carrots)
3 cups finely shredded cabbage (about 1/2 head)
1 tsp salt
pepper
16 oz spaghetti sauce (Ragu Rubsto is among the lowest in carbs-check
labels)
1 tbsp worcestshire sauce
1/2 cup shred. cheddar cheese

Brown ground beef and onion, drain._ In 2-qt. casserole dish layer carrots
and half the cabbage._ Sprinkle with salt pepper._ Add meat mixture
press down._ Add remaining cabbage._ To spaghetti sauce add worcestershire
sauce.

Pour over top of casserole._ Cover._ Bake at 350 for 55 minutes._ Add cheese
on top._ Bake uncovered 5 minutes.

If every carb counts for you, adjust the recipe to fit your WOL._ You can do this by using less onion and less spaghetti sauce.


Jennifer 3FC
01-11-2004, 02:56 PM
Ground Meat and Cabbage

(serves 6)

1 pound extra-lean ground beef, turkey or chicken (turkey and chicken
require some oil in the pan to brown)
1 medium onion, diced
1/4 or more teaspoon garlic powder (to taste)
1/2 head cabbage (about 3 cups coarsely shredded)
3-5 carrots, shredded (optional)
1 bouillon cube
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt (if desired)
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds

Optional:_ May be covered with thinly sliced tomatoes and shredded or sliced
cheese in last 15 minutes of baking for a topping.

Combine the ground meat, onion and garlic powder in a 2 qt. covered oven
casserole/pan. Saute uncovered for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
to break up the meat mixture. Drain off any fat.__ Add the cabbage and
remaining ingredieints; toss well. Cover the casserole and bake at 350 for 1
hour._ If desired, remove cover during last 15 minutes, top with sliced
tomatoes and shredded or sliced cheese and return to oven for balance of
baking time.

Jennifer 3FC
01-11-2004, 02:57 PM
Joes Special Ground Beef

Recipe By____ :
Serving Size_ : 4____ Preparation Time :0:00
Categories___ : Busy Cooks_____________________ Casseroles
_______________ Ground Beef

_ Amount_ Measure______ Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------_ ------------_ --------------------------------
_ 10_______________ oz_ frozen chopped spinach -- defrosted
_ 1________ tablespoon_ olive oil
_ 1________ tablespoon_ butter
_ 1_____________ pound_ ground beef
_ 1_____________ small_ onion -- diced
____ 1/2_____ teaspoon_ dried basil -- crushed
____ 1/4_____ teaspoon_ dried marjoram -- crushed
____ 1/4_____ teaspoon_ dried oregano -- crushed
_ 1__________ teaspoon_ salt
____ 1/4_____ teaspoon_ black pepper
_ 4____________________ eggs

If using frozen spinach, place in strainer and drain well. Heat oil and
butter in large, heavy skillet. Add ground beef and cook, stirring, until
browned and crumbly. Drain. Add onion and cook until tender but not browned.
Stir in basil, marjoram, oregano, salt and pepper. Stir in drained spinach
and cook until liquid in spinach has evaporated. Beat eggs, add to meat
mixture and cook, stirring, until eggs are set.

Yield: 4 servings