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Low-Carb Beef Cabbage Stew

By Jason Fung, MD

Low-Carb Beef Cabbage Stew

I modified another recipe on this site for South Beach Diet® Phase 1. Not only is it on my diet, but it tastes delicious! Garnish each serving with sour cream. Recipe from allrecipes.com
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 5 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 278 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lb beef stew meat, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cube beef bouillon
  • 1 1/3 cups chicken broth hot
  • 2 large onions coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp Greek seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 oz cabbage (1 package shredded)
  • 5 stalks celery sliced
  • 8 oz plum tomatoes whole, coarsely chopped (1 can)
  • 8 oz tomato sauce (1 can)
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook and stir beef in a large saucepan or Dutch oven until browned, about 5 minutes; drain excess grease.
  • Stir beef bouillon into chicken broth in a bowl until dissolved; add to beef.
  • Mix onions, Greek seasoning, black pepper, and bay leaves into broth-beef mixture; cover saucepan and simmer until beef is tender, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Add cabbage and celery to broth-beef mixture; cover saucepan and simmer until celery is tender, about 30 minutes more.
  • Stir plum tomatoes, tomato sauce, and salt into broth-beef mixture and simmer, uncovered, until stew is slightly thickened, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaves before serving.
  • Cook's Note: Beef broth can be substituted for the chicken broth.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Low-Carb Beef Cabbage Stew
Amount per Serving
Calories
278
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
16
g
25
%
Saturated Fat
 
7
g
44
%
Cholesterol
 
69
mg
23
%
Sodium
 
381
mg
17
%
Potassium
 
664
mg
19
%
Carbohydrates
 
9
g
3
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
25
g
50
%
Vitamin A
 
516
IU
10
%
Vitamin C
 
23
mg
28
%
Calcium
 
47
mg
5
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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