Cabbage Roll Casserole

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Cabbage Roll Casserole

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Dairy Free
Keyword: casserole
Main Protein: Beef, Ground Beef
Cooking Method: Oven
Servings: 6
Calories: 315kcal


  • 1/2 head cabbage coarsely chopped and blanched
  • 1 lb. ground beef browned
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 4 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tsp. tomato paste
  • 8 oz. diced tomatoes
  • 12 oz. tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp. parsley
  • 1 tsp. dill
  • salt pepper
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 large (gallon) freezer bag or reusable silicone bag


Assembly Instructions:

  • To blanch the cabbage, place the coarsely chopped cabbage in a pot of boiling water for 1-2 minutes before draining.
  • Brown the ground beef. Cook the rice according to the instructions on the package.
  • Place the blanched cabbage, the browned beef, the cooked rice and all the other ingredients in a large resealable freezer bag. Remove the excess air and seal. Freeze.

Cooking Instructions:

  • On the day of cooking, take the bag out of the freezer to thaw. Dump the bag contents into a greased casserole dish or oven safe baking dish. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes.


You can serve this casserole on its own or serve it along with other Ukrainian favourites such as garlic sausage, Nalysnyky, or pyrogies with sour cream and onions.


Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 381mg | Potassium: 689mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 591IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 3mg