Makes 6 servings.
1 medium head of cabbage, shredded
1 to 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped green pepper
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup uncooked rice
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can condensed tomato soup
1 soup can of water
1 cup grated cheese (such as Colby Jack or cheddar)
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13-by-9-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
PLACE shredded cabbage in bottom of pan. Cook onions and peppers in a skillet. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink. Drain all fat from skillet, then add rice. Add salt and pepper. Stir well and add mixture over cabbage layer.
COMBINE tomato soup with 1 soup can of water in a small bowl. Pour over beef layer. Cover with foil and bake 1 hour. Remove from oven and sprinkle evenly with cheese. Return to oven and bake until the cheese melts, about 10 minutes longer.