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Inside-Out Cabbage Rolls Recipe

Inside-Out Cabbage Rolls Recipe

Here's a hearty, one-dish meal that's lower in fat but very filling. The cabbage, ground beef and brown rice give it a comforting, down-home feel. Thanks to Lisa Williams of Comstock Park, Michigan for the recipe!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small head cabbage, chopped
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2. Stir in the cabbage, tomatoes, broth and pizza sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until cabbage is tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 3. Stir in rice; heat through. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 244 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 502 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Inside-Out Cabbage Rolls

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2015

"Not nearly the quick version of an Hungarian classic as it is a Mexican dish with cabbage. Or neither. Has little appeal for me."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 18, 2014

"We loved this! I used a 12 oz jar of pizza sauce, and Minute Rice instead of the brown rice......my brown rice didn't turn out. The recipe still turned out great and we will make it again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2013

"loved this recipe ...didn't have canned tomatoes they called for so i added 1 can no salt tomatoes and some crushed red pepper....also added 1 cup of legumes and cooked with rice when i make it again i would make it in crock pot overnight"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2013

"Love this! We used ground chicken and I added some Sriracha sauce!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2012

"Surprisingly good & I am NOT a fan of cabbage. :-)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2012

"On Daniel fast and this made for the perfect dish. Made this as a meatless dish, minus the cheese and added fiesta corn and salt."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2012

"This turned out really really well. I did it in the slow cooker and cooked it on high for 4 hours, adding the cooked rice in the last 45 minutes. I would likely reduce the amount of cabbage I used next time, though I think my "small" head of cabbage wasn't that small because there was a lot of cabbage in this dish. But will definitely make again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2011

"I was a little hesitant to try this, but it turned out great. I added an extra cup or rice and I went with white instead of brown. Overall, it was a very good meal."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2011

"I made this recipe just as written and it was PERFECT. My boyfriend couldn't say enough good things. I looked like a kitchen super-star!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2011

"It was healthy and good enough the I don't regret trying it, but I don't know if I would make it again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2011

"This is an outstanding recipe, very filling. For all Weight Watcher fans, it is 6 points. I have spread this recipe all over the Weight Watcher community. I used 93% hamburger and 2 cups of brown rice which might affect the points."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2011

"I was alittle hesitant to make this but I am so glad I did. It was super. It had a great taste and it made a huge pot full"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2011

"Everything I thought it would be! A new comfort food on the top of my list - the family loved it. The kids didn't know it was cabbage and I didn't tell them!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2010

"I added some garlic powder and I would definitely add some more rice next time. I used 14 oz diced tomatoes and green chilies because that is what I had on hand, turned out fine."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2010

"My family Loves this recipe. Instead of the hamburger is substituted soy crumbles."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2010

"very good and will try with sausage next time."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 16, 2010

"My husband says this is even better than my mother's Russian cabbage rolls."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

"Was very good.But i would like to use parmesan on top insted of the chedder."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2008

"My husband was a bit skeptical when he saw me cutting up cabbage, but he was VERY pleasantly surprised! We both really liked this one! I made this with extra lean ground turkey and an extra cup of rice. (I made 2 cups on accident) A very yummy comforting dish. The leftovers are just as good!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2008

"Very good and easy!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2008

"My family loved this! My 5 year old actually said "Oh goodie" when I gave him more - Thanks for the great recipie!"

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