Slow Cooker Cabbage Bake

Slow Cooker Cabbage Bake

Slow Cooker Cabbage Bake

If you love cabbage, you will absolutely love this easy, healthy, hearty meal that can be served straight out of the crock pot. This one-pot meal is wonderful on its own or awesome served with mashed potatoes and a dollop of sour cream. While great served the day it is made, it is excellent as leftovers and freezes exceptionally well. So, the next time you pick up a cabbage at the grocery store, make sure to pick up all the ingredients in this recipe. Trust me - it will quickly become one of your favourite ways to cook with cabbage.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Slow cooker time on low 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 10
Calories 177 kcal


  • 6-litre slow cooker


  • 1 large green cabbage outer leaves and core removed and cut into 8 wedges
  • 8 slices bacon you can either fry the bacon whole and then crumble or chop the bacon into small pieces before frying
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium onion chopped fine
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 284 ml can cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 284 ml cans (10 fluid ounce) mushrooms drain the liquid of one and save the liquid of the other
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Place the cabbage wedges in the slow cooker, rounded side up.
    Cabbage Wedges
  • Fry the beef until no longer pink and then pour into a strainer to drain off the fat.
  • To a large frying pan, add the bacon and cook until crispy. Remove from the pan, drain off the drippings but reserve one tablespoon of the drippings. Line a plate with a paper towel and add the bacon, set aside.
  • Heat the reserved drippings and add the onion and fry for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and fry for one more minute.
  • Return the cooked beef to the fry pan as well as the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Pour the ingredients over the cabbage wedges and cook on high for 4-5 hours or on low for 8 hours.
  • Serve with or without a scoop of mashed potatoes and a dollop of sour cream.


To remove the core of the cabbage, cut the cabbage in half and then cut out the core by basically cutting out a wedge.
Coring A Cabbage


Calories: 177kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 11gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 478mgPotassium: 444mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 196IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 64mgIron: 2mg
Keyword cabbage, cream of mushroom soup, easy, ground beef, healthy, mushroom, onions, slowcooker
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