stuffed cabbage saue


What a great family meal that is not only delicious and satisfying, but very light. It’s sweet and sour taste is reminiscent of traditional stuffed cabbage rolls, but this saute is a lot less work.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 398 kcal


  • 1 lb lean ground pork (96/4)
  • 1 medium head of cabbage (cored and chopped)
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup sauerkraut
  • 1/4 cup white or cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 4 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 cup fat free beef broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add cabbage and let cook for about 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add in garlic and onion, and cook until just softened a bit, about 2 minutes. Add in pork and some salt and pepper. Cook until meat is browned
  4. Stir in diced tomatoes, sauerkraut,tomato paste, broth, vinegar, sugar, thyme and paprika. Lower heat to medium and let simmer for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add in rice and cabbage and mix well to combine. Season with additional salt and pepper as desired and let simmer another 5 minutes to heat up.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 2 cups

Each serving = 5 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 398 Calories from Fat 78
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.7g 13%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 459mg 19%
Potassium 1139mg 33%
Total Carbohydrates 52.2g 17%
Dietary Fiber 11.2g 45%
Sugars 21g
Protein 31.2g 62%
Calcium 12%
Iron 23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.