Tropical Mango Cabbage Bowl

Dump Skillet meals are ideas for meals to create with fresh produce– specifically fresh produce that is on its way out.  Sometimes we don’t know what to make or what we can do with a bunch of veggies because we aren’t used to using produce as the star of our meals or as the only components of our meals. Hopefully these ideas will inspire you!

mango cabbage dump skillet

Produce Used:

  • about 1/4 to 1/2 a head of  cabbage*
  • approximately 1/2 cup of white button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/24of a medium red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 of a small yellow onion, sliced
  • approximately 1/4 cup of scallion, diced
  • mango, sliced

 

Other Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of Beyond Meat beefy crumbles
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoons Trader Joe’s chili lime seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

 

What to do:

  1. If cooking from scratch, saute cabbage in a skillet with about 1 tablespoon of olive oil until it reaches desired tenderness (see below).*
  2. If using leftover cabbage, in a skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil on low-medium heat.
  3. Once hot, add mushrooms and saute for approximately 1 minute.
  4. Add red onion, yellow onion and scallion; continue to saute until mushrooms are becoming slightly browned.
  5. Add mango slices and stir; saute for another 2 minutes.
  6. Add cabbage and mix all ingredients together well.
  7. Add beefy crumbles and mix all ingredients together well.
  8. Continue to cook until crumbles are heated all the way through, stirring occasionally.
  9. Once onions are translucent, crumbles are heated through, and mushrooms are becoming caramelized, remove from heat.
  10. Transfer mixture to serving dish.
  11. Sprinkle chili lime seasoning on top. Bon appetit!

 

 

* For this recipe, I was using cabbage that was already made, which is why it’s part of the produce section. If you’re using cabbage that is leftover, add the cabbage to the skillet after you add the , just to heat it up.

If you’re making it from scratch, here is a basic cabbage recipe to use, courtesy of my mom: In a large pot or skillet, put a little olive oil in, and once it heats up add the cabbage. Saute it for a bit then fill with a little water– just enough to slightly cover the bottom of the pan but not too much. Let the cabbage continue to saute on about medium heat until it reaches the desired tenderness.

 

 

Date posted on Instagram: 6/15/18

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