Cabbage Dish


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 large onion – diced small
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 C water
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (14.5oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (15oz) tomato sauce
  • 2 C cooked rice
  • 1 1/2 heads green cabbage, cored, chopped in 1″ pieces or less
  • 2 C shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Garnish with fresh parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 350′.  Spray a 9×13 dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add beef, onion and garlic.  Cook until beef is brown and thoroughly cooked, drain if needed.
  • Stir in oregano, thyme, paprika, water, Worcestershire sauce, diced tomatoes and tomato sauce.
  • Simmer for 15-20 mins, turn off heat and stir in cooked rice.
  • While the sauce is simmering, add a tbsp of olive oil to a large skillet or dutch oven.  add the cabbage, season with s&p; cook over medium heat – stirring occasionally.  Cook until tender – at least 5 mins or more s needed.
  • Spread 1/2 of cabbage over bottom of baking dish, spread 1/2 sauce over cabbage, then repeat until all is gone.
  • Cover tightly with foil and bake for 40mins.  Remove from the oven, take off foil, cover with 2 C cheese and return to oven bake uncovered for another 20 mins or until cheese melts and starts to turn brown.  Garnish with fresh parleys and serve.


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