Mexican spaghetti

Wasn't sure what else to call this. It's like spaghetti but with mexican spices. The family gobbled this up and even licked the plates!

1 pound ground meat (I prefer ground turkey, but pork or beef work also)
Garlic - amount depends on your preference. We love garlic, I used a full head.
1 cup chopped onion
1 can tomato sauce
1 can olives, sliced (reserve 1/2 can of juice for sauce)
1 packet taco seasoning

1 cabbage, sliced thin
1 tablespoon olive oil

chopped cheese (optional)
sour cream (optional)

Cook ground meat over medium high heat, when almost brown, add garlic and onions. When onions are translucent, add can of tomato sauce and reserved olive juice. Mix well and simmer.

At medium high, heat large pan with olive oil, add sliced cabbage. Tossing frequently for 5 minutes.

Distribute cabbage onto plates, added sauce over cabbage. Feel free to add toppings such as cheese and/or sour cream. Enjoy!

Take chances, make mistakes, get messy.

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  1. So...it's sort of like a taco salad, but with sauteed cabbage. Sort of.

    It sounds interesting enough to give a shot. :) I'm a vegetarian, though, so I'm either going to substitute black beans or TVP for the meat. Probably TVP, because combining beans and cabbage in the same meal might kill someone.

  2. I've combined beans and cabbage lots of time and still standing! LOL Good fiber! The more you toot, the better! Means you are getting good fiber!