Cabbage Roll Casserole

Edna Kidwell


Here's another take on Cabbage Rolls.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

20 Min
55 Min


Add to Grocery List

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 qt
    tomato sauce, divided
  • 14 oz
    tomatoes, diced with juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    dill weed
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground sage
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ancho chili pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin, ground
  • 3/4 tsp
    paprika, sweet mild
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1/2 c
    brown rice, raw
  • 1/2 c
    rice, instant and uncooked
  • 6 slice
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 c
    mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 large
    cabbage, shredded
  • 1 1/2 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded

How to Make Cabbage Roll Casserole


  1. Cook rice according to directions; set aside. Measure out 1 1/2 cups of tomato sauce; set aside.
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in remaining tomato sauce, diced tomatoes with juice and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in cooked rice, bacon and mushrooms; heat through. Remove from heat.
  3. In a greased 13 x 9 x 2 baking dish, layer a third of the cabbage. Top with half of the meat mixture. Repeat layers; top with remaining cabbage. Pour reserved tomato sauce over top.
  4. Cover and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand about 5 - 10 minutes before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cabbage Roll Casserole

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Eastern European

Show 1 Comment & Review

Casseroles Your Family Will Give Two Thumbs Up Recipe

Casseroles Your Family Will Give Two Thumbs Up

Kitchen Crew

What did we make for dinner before casseroles? Seriously. They are simple to throw together and are a hearty, comforting dinner option when the weather is colder. Here are a...

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...

25 Delicious Recipes For Newlyweds

25 Delicious Recipes for Newlyweds

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Now that you've done that whole marriage thing, tackling these delicious recipes shouldn't be a problem. From breakfast to dinner to dessert, these are recipes any newlywed should be able...