• 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper, chopped
  • 6 tsp. garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 18 oz can Rotel tomatoes with green chives
  • 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup raw rice (brown)
  • 1 cabbage (about 2 pounds), shredded
  • 1 cup grated American or cheddar Cheese


 Fry together first 7 ingredients after mixing them well together.  Fry in small amount of olive  oil.  When completed, remove from fire and set aside.  Mix the next 3 ingredients (tomatoes, tomato sauce, and rice) together thoroughly in a bowl and set aside.  Shred cabbage, set aside; cut or grate cheese, set aside.   Mix together all fried ingredients (first 7) and tomatoes and rice mixture real well.  In buttered 9x13x2 inch pan, layer 1/2 meat mixture, 1/2 cabbage and 1/2 cheese.  Repeat layer, ending with cheese.  Cover pan well with aluminum foil.  Bake covered for 1 1/2 to 2 hours in oven at 350 degrees.  Makes 8 to 10 servings.  This will look like Italian lasagna.  Enjoy.