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Inside-Out Cabbage Rolls

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. —Lisa Williams, Comstock Park, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    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

  • In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 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.
  • Stir in rice; heat through. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 244 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 502mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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