Have a craving for cabbage rolls, but the thought of making them puts you off?. This casserole provides all the flavour, for a fraction of the effort.
1 lb lean ground beef, turkey, pork or sausage meat
1 medium onion, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
1 stalk celery, diced
1 398 ml can diced tomatoes
1 can condensed tomato soup
1 soup can water
½ medium head cabbage, cut in 1 cm slices
½ t salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1-1/2 t caraway seeds (optional)
3 T lemon juice
½ cup long grain rice
Preheat oven to 300o.
In ovenproof Dutch oven over medium heat, brown meat.
Add remaining ingredients, stirring well to combine.
Cover and bake for 1-1/2 hours, stirring twice during the cooking process.