Beef Ground Beef and Cabbage

jimS So Calif posted 02-16-99


1 lg Cabbage, cored and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup Rice
1 med Onion, chopped
8oz can Tomato Sauce
2 lg Eggs
1 1/2 tsp Thyme
Pepper to taste
1 1/2 lb 85% Lean Ground Beef
1/2 lb Ground Pork
Salt (as needed)

8oz can Tomato Sauce
1 cube Beef Bouillon in 1/2 Cup Hot Water
(or beef broth)
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp Caraway Seeds

Pre-heat oven to 350

In a large pot of water, boil the cabbage until just tender.

Drain well, rinse under cold water, and drain again.

In a small saucepan of water, boil the rice 5 minutes, drain, rinse under cold water, and drain again.

In a large bowl, combine one 8oz can of tomato sauce, onion, eggs, thyme, salt and pepper.

Add the rice, ground beef and ground pork and mix completely.

In a lightly greased 9 x 13 baking dish, spread half of the cabbage in an even layer.

Cover with all of the meat mixture, then arrange remaining cabbage on top.

Combine the sauce with the remaining 8oz can tomato sauce, beef broth (bouillon cube and water) nutmeg and caraway seeds.

Pour the sauce evenly over the casserole.

Cover tightly with aluminum foil.

Bake for 1 hour at 350

Remove foil and bake 15 minutes longer.

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