Make this Cabbage Roll Casserole in your Crock-Pot!

Make this Cabbage Roll Casserole in your Crock-Pot!

How about making this Cabbage Roll Casserole in your crock-pot this week for dinner? This healthy dinner recipe comes from my frequent contributor, Holly Clegg, and is just the dish for a cold winter evening!

Usually stuffed cabbage rolls take a lot of time and preparation. However, Holly’s recipe has all the flavor with none of the fuss.

This cabbage roll casserole recipe comes from her Kitchen 101 Cookbook.

Make Crock Pot Stuffed Cabbage for dinner tonight!

Nothing easier than slow cooker stuffed cabbage

This crock-pot stuffed cabbage is a snap, too, because it uses shredded cabbage – coleslaw mix from the store – and bottled marinara. What could be easier than that when you’re too busy to cook?

Just get this ready in the morning and you’ll have a yummy slow cooker stuffed cabbage casserole waiting for you when you get home.

For easy crock-pot cleanup, use slow cooker liners. They’re WONDERFUL. Now that I use them, I no longer have to soak my crock-pot overnight and scrub it using Bar Keepers Friend Cleanser and a scouring pad.

Stock up on slow cooker liners on Amazon at a great price!

You can find more of Holly Clegg’s trim& TERRIFIC® recipes at The Healthy Cooking Blog. Check out Holly’s trim & TERRIFIC™ cookbooks on Amazon, too!

Making slow cooker stuffed cabbage is a so convenient with a few store bought ingredients.

Fix it and forget it crock pot stuffed cabbage

I love a “fix it and forget it” recipe. And what is better than a meal that basically cooks itself in your slow cooker after a long busy day?

This Cabbage Roll Casserole has all the components of stuffed cabbage rolls combined into an effortless casserole: meaty sirloin, brown rice and marinara, plus the cabbage adds moist sweetness without overpowering the hearty meal.

Keep your recipe trim and terrific by using sirloin since meat ending in “loin” or “round” are some of the leanest cuts of meat, which helps cut down on saturated fat.

Make this Cabbage Roll Casserole in your Crock-Pot!

Cabbage Roll Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground sirloin
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups instant brown rice
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag coleslaw
  • 1 (24-26-ounce) jar healthy marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar

Directions

  1. In 3 1/2-6 quart slow cooker, insert plastic liner if desired. In large skillet, cook meat, onion, and garlic over medium heat until meat is done, about 7 minutes. Drain any excess liquid. Add pepper.
  2. Add meat with remaining ingredients to slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW 4-6 hours.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 6 Hours
Total Time: 6 Hours 20 Minutes
Servings: 8 servings
  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 359
  • Calories from Fat: 68 (19%)
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Unsaturated fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 396mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 47mg
  • Sugar: 16g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Cholesterol: 48g

Dietary Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 1/2 lean meat

Pictures and recipe used with permission of author.

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