Recipe by Southern Lady

Found while surfing the Net. It's been calculated at 7 pts with cheese and 5 pts without. It is very tasty and makes a ton (perfect for OAMC). If you chop the cabbage in a food processor, you can slip in the healthy veggie without picky eaters knowing. DH liked it and he hates cabbage.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook brown rice following package’s directions.
  2. Chop onion finely, and cabbage into bite size pieces.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 baking dish.
  4. In a large skillet heat to medium heat, brown ground beef crumbling into small pieces.
  5. Remove ground beef and set aside.
  6. Add ½ T of oil to skillet and add chopped onion. Sautee for 5 minutes or until translucent.
  7. Add minced garlic, Southwestern or Cajun seasoning, paprika and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, parsley, ground beef, cabbage & broth. Stir thoroughly.
  9. S&P to taste. Add more spice is preferred.
  10. Simmer uncovered for 15-20 minutes. Mixture will thicken slightly.
  11. Add cooked rice and fold in so rice doesn’t break down.
  12. Transfer into baking dish and cover with foil, baking for 20 minutes.
  13. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer until cheese melts & browns lightly.

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