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Keto Italian Cabbage Stir-Fry

Updated: Jul 31, 2023

Keto Italian Cabbage Stir-Fry

Serves: 4

This meal is simple rustic deliciousness. The combination of tart cabbage, luscious basil, and savory beef is melt-in-your-mouth fabulous.

This is keto at its finest.

  • 650 g green cabbage

  • 140 g butter, divided

  • 550 g ground beef

  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp onion powder

  • 1⁄4 tsp pepper

  • 2 tbsp tomato paste

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 85 g leeks, thinly sliced

  • 19 g (110 ml) fresh basil, chopped

  • 240 ml mayonnaise or sour cream, for serving

  1. Shred the green cabbage finely with a sharp knife or in a food processor.

  2. In a large frying pan, over medium heat, melt half of the butter. Add the cabbage and fry for about 10 minutes, or until just softened.

  3. Add vinegar, salt, onion powder, and pepper. Stir and fry for 2-3 minutes, or until well incorporated. Transfer the sauteed cabbage to a large bowl.

  4. Heat the rest of the butter in the pan. Add the garlic and leeks, and sauté for a minute.

  5. Add meat, and continue frying until cooked through. Sauté until most of the liquid has evaporated.

  6. Add tomato paste and mix well. Lower the heat a little and add reserved cabbage and fresh basil. Stir until cooked through.

  7. Adjust seasoning and serve with a dollop of sour cream or mayonnaise.


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