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Cabbage and Rice Meatball Casserole
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Easy Peasy Cabbage & Rice Casserole with Chicken Meatballs

Easy Peasy Cabbage & Rice Casserole with Chicken Meatballs- A better for you spin on a classic. This one-dish recipe features tender, and flavorful cabbage, and rice baked with tomato sauce and spices finished off with tender baked chicken meatballs.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 40 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: dinner-American
Keyword: Cabbage and Rice, Meatball Casserole
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 319cal
Author: Amy Desrosiers


  • 1 package Al Fresco All Natural Tomato Basil Meatballs
  • 6 cups chopped cabbage
  • 1 cup quick cook rice
  • 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 28 ounce jars Pasta Sauce *your fav brand
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Herbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees f.
  • Spray a casserole dish with non-stick spray.
  • Add rice to the bottom and one can/jar pasta sauce.
  • Top with cabbage, and then diced tomatoes.
  • Finish off with additional can/jar of pasta sauce, and spices.
  • Mix well.
  • Bake for 1 whole hour at 350 with the dish covered in foil
  • Remove foil, stir well, and add pre-cooked meatballs to the top.
  • Bake for 30 minutes uncovered.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 319cal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 557mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 69IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 4mg