This is not the prettiest of recipes, but it has all the elements and great flavor of cabbage rolls without the work.
Cabbage and Ground Beef Casserole
- 1 lb ground beef or other ground meat
- 1 medium onion diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1/2 can (29 ounces) tomato sauce or 16 ounces pasta sauce
- 1/2 head cabbage shredded
- 1/2 cup white rice uncooked
- 1 can (14 ounces) beef brooth
- salt optional
- Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
- In a large skillet, brown the ground beef; drain off the excess grease as needed. Turn off the heat.
- Add beef back to the skillet or into a large bowl.
- Add the onion, garlic, tomato sauce, cabbage, and rice. Mix well.
- Pour the mixture into a 9x13 inch baking dish.
- Pour broth over the mixture and bake in the preheated oven, covered, for 30 minutes.
- Stir the mixture, replace the cover and bake for another 20-30 minutes until the rice is cooked.
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If you use pasta sauce, you will probably not need additional salt. This recipe works with any ground meat and with any kind of tomato sauce.