This Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is a family favorite that is easy to make and freezes well for another week-night quick dinner.
Your family will adore this scrumptious beef and rice dish, not even realizing it has healthy cabbage that disappears into the casserole. This traditional cabbage and black-eyed pea good luck meal makes an easy dinner year round.
One-Dish Beefy Rice Casserole
Calories229 Per Serving
Protein18g Per Serving
Fiber4g Per Serving
|Total Fat||3.8 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.4 g|
|Trans Fat||0.2 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0.6 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||30 g|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g|
1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 lean meat
6 cups shredded cabbageOR
1 14 - oz. packaged cole slaw mix
1 cup brown rice (uncooked)
1 lb. extra-lean, ground sirloin
1, 10-oz. canned, diced tomatoes and green chilies
1, 14-oz. can low-sodium beef broth
1, 15-oz. can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
salt and pepper (to taste)
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a large oven-proof pot, layer the cabbage, rice, meat, , tomatoes and green chilies, and beef broth.
Cook, covered with foil or lid, 1 hour 40 minutes, stirring after 40 minutes, and continue cooking, covered, until rice is tender and liquid absorbed. Stir in the black-eyed peas and season to taste.
Tip: Any canned beans may be used in this recipe from pinto beans to your favorite choice.
Tip: Look for bags of coleslaw in the grocery to use for shredded cabbage.