One-Pot Cabbage Roll Casserole

They see me rollin……

Rollin with the homies! Haha.

If you know where both of those came from, then you’re my type of people. I am so glad that so many of you wanted the recipe to this one-pot Cabbage Roll Casserole. I was in the mood for something different & thought I would give this a try (my own version). I loved it! Now, if you like it saucy then I want you to add more marinara than I did. I was going for more of a tomato “flavor”, so the other seasonings could soak up into the cabbage and meat. Bold flavor in every bite guys! I will make it again with more marinara to see which style I enjoy more. 

Now on to the recipe! I used ground turkey (my preference), but you can definitely use a lean ground beef. The choice is yours! As always, if you make it let me know what you think. I’d love to hear your thoughts & it makes me so happy to see your creations. I’m heading out of town tonight, but wanted to publish this recipe before I finish up packing. I know a bunch of you are waiting 🙂 I got you! Hope everyone has an amazing week. We’ll talk soon taste buddies!





1lb lean 85/15 ground turkey (or beef)

1/2 red bell pepper (cut in strips)

1 yellow onion (diced)

1 cup shredded mozzarella 

1 jar of Raos Homemade marinara 

1 medium sized cabbage (chopped)

1 tbsp onion powder

1 tbsp garlic powder

1 tbsp paprika

1 tbsp olive oil

1/4 cup water (if needed)



Place large pot on medium high heat

Brown ground turkey with garlic & onion powder for about 3 minutes (continuously stirring & breaking up meat)

Turn down to medium low heat & add in onions (do not drain)

Take the meat out & place in a bowl (leave meat juices in the pot)

Add olive oil to same pot, then throw in cabbage & bell peppers

Continuously stirring, add paprika (Taste first. You can add more garlic here if you love garlic like me!)

*if juices are drying up before cabbage starts getting soft, add water

Once cabbage is soft, add meat back in & desired amount of marinara (I used about 1/2 cup of marinara for a tomato flavor. If you want is saucy add more.)

Cover pot & simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes

Then top with shredded mozzarella 








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