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Dinner Tonight - Simple Cabbage and Meatballs

We are making Simple Cabbage and Meatballs on this week's "Dinner Tonight." Watch some simple steps to an amazing dinner for your family.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30-35 minutes
Serves 6

Utensils Needed
Large pot
2 Mixing bowls
Mixing spoons
Measuring spoons

16 oz lean ground beef
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1 large egg
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 head cabbage, shredded or 1 pkg cole slaw mix
2 15 oz cans low-sodium tomato sauce
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp garlic powder
8 oz cranberry sauce
1 tbsp lemon juice
4 crushed ginger snap cookies


1. In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, egg and black pepper. Form into 1 inch meatballs.
2. Place 1/2 of shredded cabbage in a large pot, add meatballs. Spoon cranberry sauce over the meatballs and add remaining cabbage.
3. In a bowl, mix the tomato sauce, oregano, basil and garlic powder. Pour over meatball/cabbage mixture.
4. Simmer uncovered 20 minutes. Stir gently, being careful not to break up meatballs. Add the lemon juice and cookie crumbs. Simmer another 10-15 minutes.

Calories: 340
Fat: 8g
Cholesterol: 72mg
Sodium: 207mg
Total Carbohydrate: 47g
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Protein: 22g

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