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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.