Simple and Healthy Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry Recipe - delicious and inexpensive
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Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry Recipe

Beef and cabbage stir fry that is fast and simple to make. Flavor variations make this recipe versatile and kid-approved.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 231kcal
Author: Katie Wells



  • In a large skillet or wok, brown the ground beef.
  • When the beef is almost completely browned, add the sliced onions and grated carrots.
  • When onions and carrots are starting to soften, mix in the cabbage and all the spices.
  • Cook about 10 more minutes, stirring often until cabbage starts to soften.
  • Top with salsa or sour cream if desired and enjoy.


There are a lot of variations to this recipe that you can try:
  • Add cumin, chili powder, and salsa to make a Mexican version
  • Add fermented soy sauce or coconut aminos and ginger to make a Chinese variation
  • Add a dozen eggs after it is cooked and bake to make a casserole


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 711mg | Potassium: 853mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5270IU | Vitamin C: 69.7mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 4mg