Beef-Cabbage Casserole

Beef-Cabbage Casserole is an easy and delicious re-make of “Stuffed Cabbage Rolls” done simpler. Key Ingredients: Shredded cabbage, lean ground beef, onions and rice. It is layered in a casserole dish instead of that tediious task of having to make cabbage rolls. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (8) servings with a (1-1/2 cup) serving size. Beef-Cabbage Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
beef-cabbage casserole
Prep Time: 35 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 1 Hour-10 Minutes.
Total Time: 1-3/4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

8 cups shredded cabbage (about 1 large head)
2 onions, chopped
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
(1 lb) extra-lean ground beef
2 cups instant brown rice, uncooked
2 (10-3/4 oz) cans low-sodium condensed tomato soup
2-2/3 cups water

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Cook and stir cabbage and onions in dressing in a large skillet over medium heat 5 to 10 minutes or until tender. Remove from skillet and set aside.

3. Brown meat in same skillet. Stir in the rice, soup and water until blended. Layer 1/3 of the cabbage mixture and 1/2 the meat mixture in a 13″x9″ baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Repeat layers; top with remaining cabbage mixture. Cover.

4. Place in oven and bake for 1 hour.

Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups per serving.

Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 2
Diet Exchange:
2 Starch + 1 Vegetable + 1 Meat (L) + 1/2 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 260, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 380mg, Sugars: 11g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 16g

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/easy-layered-cabbage-casserole-70231.aspx

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