Lazy Man Cabbage Rolls

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Cabbage rolls are a great way to add cabbage to your diet and this is a good thing especially when you find out that there is actually a cabbage diet out there. Yes the cabbage diet was one of Oprah’s favorite ways to shed a few pounds while still eating nourishing meals. This recipe for the kitchen of Olena is an easy cabbage recipes offering that anyone can easily make and then add it to their cabbage recipes folder. There are many different cabbage recipes since so many countries prepare this wonderful dish. Easy cabbage recipes like this one can have you prepped and ready with the meal on the table in less than an hour and if efficiency is high on your demands list for recipes then this is the one for you. Consider that you don’t have to steam or boil the cabbage as per usual cabbage roll recipes. Then take into consideration the fact that you can add any meat or none if your heart desires. Olena uses lean turkey meat but you can use pork, beef, chicken or any meat that tickles your palate and gives you the protein and health standards you are looking for. She cooks the rice in the meal but if you have leftover rice that will also work since every recipe allows for your own creative influences to be added. Always treat the recipe as your guide and not your ultimatum. You will enjoy cooking more if you discover that every recipe you come across can be made into your own with an addition or subtraction of ingredients.

She cooks the meal in a skillet that is a great vessel for meals like this one. If you have a cast iron skillet you are even farther ahead of the loop. The fact that cast iron will slowly absorb flavors makes it a great addition to your cooking arsenal. Regular pans, especially the non-stick variety, are easily cleaned but that is not always a great thing. Did you ever wonder why a flat top stove you come across in many restaurants are so great for cooking on. They always get regularly cleaned but as hard as you try there is always some flavor left on them. This adds flavor to every recipe item cooked on them and adds to your enjoyment of the meal.

Nutrition Facts of Lazy Man Cabbage Rolls from I Food Real

Ingredients: Onion, olive oil, ground turkey, cabbage, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, rice, water, salt, pepper.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

Per Serving: Calories 536, Calories from Fat 184, Total Fat 20.4g 31%, Saturated Fat 3.4g 17%, Cholesterol 154mg 51%, Sodium 1335mg 56%, Potassium 1451mg 41%, Carbohydrates 48.4g 16%, Dietary Fiber 9.9g 40%, Sugars 14.6g, Protein 49.0g, Vitamin A 31%, Vitamin C 179%, Calcium 17%, Iron 32%

Cabbage rolls have come to us from Eastern European countries and the country that lays claims to the first recipe is Poland. Many other countries argue that contention but who are we to argue since they are great additions to our recipe folders and make satisfying meals.If you love cabbage and it’s great healthy properties, it is high in fiber and low in calories, then you will love a recipe like this one. It offers you all the goodness of the original recipe with less muss and fuss and gets the meal to you in great time. Thanks to Olena of I Food Real Blog for this yummy Lazy Man Cabbage Rolls Recipe and bon apetit.**

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