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Shredded Cabbage with Ground Meat

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Shredded Cabbage with Ground Meat (Kıymalı Kapuska)

IngredientsMeasureAmount
Cabbage1 small size1250 gr
Onion1 small size50 gr
Ground Meat1 1/2 cup250 gr
Margarine3 tablespoon30 gr
Tomatoe paste2 tablespoon20 gr
Salt2 teaspoon12 gr
Water (hot)1 cup200 gr
Red pepper1/2 teaspoon1 gr

Preparation

Brown ground meat and chopped onion in margarine for 8-10 minutes or until meat is crumbly; drain. Add tomato paste, water and salt; stir. Bring to boil. Cut cabbage into half. Shred finely. Add shredded cabbage to meat mixture, stirring well. Season with red pepper. Reduce heat. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Serve hot.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy157 cal
Protein10,1 g
Fat9,4 g
Carbohydrates9,5 g
Calcium81 mg
Iron1,93 mg
Phosphorus130 mg
Zinc2 mg
Sodium848 mg
Vitamin A393 iu
Thiamine0,13 mg
Riboflavin0,18 mg
Niacin3,24 mg
Vitamin C36 mg
Cholesterol38 mg

Regional Characteristics:

It is a cooked throughout the country in the winter. In some areas, precooked green lentil is used instead of ground meat. 1/4 cup rice or bulgur may be added. It is served for lunch or supper as a main dish with pilaf, yogurt or hoşaf.