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Meaty Cabbage and Rice

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min. + standing


2 servings

Updated: Dec. 20, 2022
“My husband and I love this dish,” notes Claire Dufour of Alexandria, Louisiana. “I make it when I don’t have time to stand over the stove. It’s absolutely delicious.”


  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 3/4 cup canned diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2/3 cup canned diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • 1/2 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 pound smoked sausage, sliced


  1. In a 4-cup rice cooker, combine the first 7 ingredients. Press cooking selector lever to illuminate cook light. Cover and cook until light turns off, about 45 minutes.
  2. In a small skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in sausage; add to rice mixture. Cover and let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 418 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 1163mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 23g protein.

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