1 pound Jimmy Dean sausage
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 can crushed or diced tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce
3 cups cooked rice
3 to 4 cups (1 small head) smothered cabbage
Salt , pepper and chili powder to taste
1 small block mozzarella cheese sliced
1 small block pepper Jack cheese sliced
1 small block cheddar cheese sliced
1 bell pepper
1 cup diced celery
Brown meats in large magnalite roaster and drain grease. Saute celery and bell pepper with meats. Add crushed tomatoes, and tomato sauce and let cook for 30 to 45 minutes. Add smothered cabbage and cooked rice, salt, pepper and chili powder.
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Save some of the cheese for topping, but stir in remaining cheese into casserole. Can leave in magnalite roaster or place in casserole dishes to bake.
Top casserole with cheese and place in oven until bubbly. Will feed a large crowd or can be frozen.
Dee Blanton, New Iberia