Baked Cabbage-Roll Skillet Supper

All the honey flavour of long-simmered cabbage rolls is captured in under a half-hour in this fast stir-together dinner.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4-6


Medium ground beef or pork

1 lb (500 g)

Cloves Ontario garlic, crushed


Ontario onion, peeled and chopped

1 large

Can of tomato sauce

14 oz (398 mL)


1/2 cup (125 mL)

5-minute rice

1 cup (250 mL) 


1 tsp (5 mL)

Dried dillweed

1/2 tsp (2 mL)

Salt and pepper

1/4 tsp (1 mL)

Head Ontario cabbage


Sour cream



  1. In large, wide saucepan over medium heat, cook meat and garlic, stirring often with fork to keep meat crumbly. Add 1 or 2 tsp (5 or 10 mL) of vegetable oil, if meat sticks.
  2. Stir in onion and cook until meat loses its redness, a total of about 5 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce, water, rice, paprika, dillweed, salt and pepper; cover and bring to a boil.
  3. Meanwhile slice cabbage in 1- x 3-inch (2.5 x 8 cm) strips. Stir into meat mixture. Cover tightly and reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring often, until rice and cabbage are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with sour cream.

© – Source: Foodland Ontario, 2009.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 389 kcal

Protein: 22 g

Fat: 13 g

Carbohydrate: 45 g

Fibre: 4 g

Sodium: 592 mg

Iron: 4 mg

Calcium: 94 mg

Last Update – May 16, 2017

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