Cabbage Patch Stew

Cabbage Patch Stew


"Browned ground beef and onion, combined with ranch-style beans, cabbage and stewed tomatoes. Seasoned with cumin and garlic then slow-cooked all day."


7 h 20 m servings 374 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 374 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.2g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 29.9 g
  • 60%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 914 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef with the onion. Drain fat.
  2. Combine ranch-style beans, cumin, garlic, cabbage and green pepper in crock pot. Stir in stewed tomatoes, celery, picante sauce, water, and beef mixture. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cover and cook for 6 to 8 hours.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 178 Ratings


WOW, from the first time I tried this have gotten rave reviews from Family and Friends. Was so impressed after making first time, shared it with everyone I know! Have improvised with it a little...

I cooked mine in the crock pot while I was at work, so it cooked for 9 hours which was a little too long, my cabbage basically disappeared. We still enjoyed it but next time will make when it w...

It's in my recipe box! I only keep the ones I know I will fix again. What a great warmer upper on these cool Chicago evenings. Help me with one thing tho. What is the closest bean to "ranch ...

We loved this! I used kidney beans instead of ranch-style beans which made this a lot like cabbage chili. Very good.

We love this recipe. Have made it numerous times since finding it last year. It always turns out well even with substitutions. Great way to use up cabbage. I like this recipe so much better tha...

I have made this several times, and it has become one of our family favorites! Thank you for the great recipe. The only change I make is that I use a can of Rotel instead of picante - we like th...

Sooooo good! Cabbage came out sweet! I did it on the stovetop because I don't have a crockpot, used diced tomatoes with chilis and mixed it with rice. Was very spicy.

I made this for my husband and he loved it. He said when I first told him what was in this stew he didn't think it sounded to good. He later told me he sure was glad he didn't go with his init...

I added a can of cream style corn and a beef bouillon cube for flavoring as this came out fairly bland. On the whole, it was well-liked. Prepared the chopped vegetables the evening before.