1/2 lb. ground round beef
1 tsp. olive oil
1-1/2 cups sliced onion
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 cups shredded cabbage
28-oz. can petite diced tomatoes, low sodium
14-oz. can low-sodium beef broth
3 cups water
2 tbsp. fresh or dried parsley
3 cups cooked brown rice or other grain, such as barley or millet
Brown meat in a soup pot. Drain fat if necessary. Add olive oil, then onions and garlic, and sauté briefly. Add shredded cabbage and continue stirring. Add tomatoes, beef broth, and water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and let cook for about 10 minutes on simmer. Sprinkle in parsley.
To serve, put half a cup of cooked brown rice or other grain of your choice (barley, millet, quinoa) into a large bowl. Ladle stuffed cabbage soup over grain. Serve.
Makes 6 servings
Each serving contains about 232 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat, no trans fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 369 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 4 g dietary fiber, 7 g sugars, and 12 g protein.