One-Pan Ground Beef & Cabbage Casserole Recipe Is Dinner in 30 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

One-Pan Ground Beef & Cabbage Casserole Recipe Is Dinner in 30 Minutes

It's dinner time ... again. What will you make tonight? Love cabbage rolls but don't feel like stuffing and rolling? This easy cabbage and ground beef recipe cooks in one pan and in less than 30 minutes. Dinner is done and ready to be enjoyed in no time.

Ground beef and onion are browned in a skillet before chopped cabbage, tomato sauce, water, long-grain white rice, tomatoes with green chiles, chicken broth and garlic are added. The savory mixture is gently simmered for about 20 minutes before the top is sprinkled with cheese. So easy.

We think this is a recipe that will be put on dinner repeat! Serve this easy one-pan ground beef casserole recipe with your favorite side dishes

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4


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Recipe Notes

  • You could use other cheeses instead of cheddar cheese. Gruyere, Swiss, mozzarella or Monterey Jack would work well.
  • Ground turkey or ground chicken could be substituted for the ground beef.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cook the ground beef and onion in a skillet until beef is browned and cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add the cabbage, tomato sauce, 1 soup can of water, rice, tomatoes with green chiles, broth and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook, covered, about 20 minutes. 
  3. Top with the cheese, cover and cook until cheese has melted. 

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How easy and wow so tasty 😋
I'm not drooling, you are!
Elisa Schmitz
I grew up eating my grandma's cabbage rolls. So nice that this recipe simplifies this Old World dish so we can make it more efficiently! #yum

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