Lazy Cabbage Rolls

Serve up this one-skillet fall favourite in no time flat!

Lazy Cabbage Rolls
Photo: Darina Kopcok

Do you love the taste of classic cabbage rolls, but don’t have the time to make them? This meat-free cabbage roll casserole can be made in a fraction of the time, and delivers the same great flavors of stuffed cabbage with very little effort. So tasty and easy!

3 Servings

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 medium-size onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. oregano, dry or fresh
  • Pinch of thyme
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 5 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 8-oz can no-sugar-added tomato paste
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp. molasses
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1 small head cabbage, chopped
  • 1 cup yellow split peas, soaked and drained
  • ½ cup uncooked brown rice, soaked and drained

Recipe Directions

  • In a deep-dish skillet, warm the coconut oil over medium-low heat.
  • Add the onion, carrots and garlic, and cook for 5 minutes, or until softened.
  • Stir in the dried herbs, salt, pepper, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, lemon juice, molasses and water, then bring to a low boil.
  • Mix in the chopped cabbage, and stir to combine all ingredients.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook for
  • 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the split peas and brown rice.
  • Cover and cook over low-medium heat for approximately 30 to 35 minutes or until cooked and thickened. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts per serving: Calories 300; protein 10 g; fat 5 g; carbs 45 g.

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