Unstuffed Cabbage – Simple and Delicious

Kent loves this dish.  I have been making this for many years.  Way before we moved to Green Bay.  It is so easy and takes less than an hour.  If you like cabbage you will enjoy this meal.

Unstuffed Cabbage

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1 medium onion, diced
1 pound ground beef
1 cup long grain rice
1 26 ounce Jar of Tomato and Basil Sauce (I use 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes, 1 teaspoon oregano, 1 teaspoon basil (or when I have fresh basil I chop 2 Tablespoons, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 cup parmesan cheese – mix together and you have tomato sauce!)
1 medium head of cabbage, sliced thin
1 1/4 cup of water (I use 1 15 ounce can of beef or chicken broth if I have on hand)


1. Cook ground beef and onions in a large nonstick skillet on low until the meat is no longer pink. April 022

2.  Add the rice, sauce, cabbage and water (broth).  Salt and pepper to taste. April 024April 025The cabbage cooks down quite quickly.  You will think you have way too much but you don’t.

3.  Cover and simmer on low for 20-30 minutes.April 026April 027 All done and ready to serve.  Enjoy!!

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