Sausage and Rice Casserole with Cheesy Cabbage

by April Reinhardt
(last updated June 28, 2021)

For any recipe that lists margarine, you can substitute butter. And if you think that butter has more calories than does margarine, you are correct. However, butter contains less sodium and is a more natural ingredient than margarine.

Sausage and Rice Casserole Ingredients

  • 2 ribs of celery
  • 1 onion
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 1 cup of uncooked white rice (not instant)
  • 1 can of cream of chicken soup
  • 4 cups of hot water
  • 2 pounds of cooked Polish sausage

Sausage and Rice Casserole Directions

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and prepare a large casserole dish by spraying it with non-stick cooking spray. Cut the sausage into slices and put them into a large skillet. Cut the peppers in half, remove the stems, clean out the seeds and membranes, and wash them with cold water. Wash the celery ribs. Peel the onion and then chop the onion, celery, and peppers and put them into the skillet with the sausage. Brown the sausage on your stovetop on medium-high heat, and then turn all of the contents into a colander to drain the fat. Dump the mixture into the casserole dish and then add the rice, soup, and hot water, and then stir until everything is combined thoroughly. Bake for about 1-1/2 hours, or until the rice is done.

Cheesy Cabbage Ingredients

  • 1 stick of margarine
  • 3 cups of milk
  • 1/3 cup of flour
  • 8 ounces of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 large bag of coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup of crushed Ritz crackers

Cheesy Cabbage Directions

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and prepare a 10" x 13" casserole dish by spraying it with non-stick cooking spray. Using a large skillet on your stovetop, melt two tablespoons of margarine over medium heat. Add the coleslaw mix and stir-fry until the cabbage is somewhat tender, and then remove from heat and set aside. Melt the rest of the margarine in a small saucepan over low heat. Raise the temperature to medium and stir in the flour and milk until the mixture is smooth. Increase the temperature to high heat, bring the mixture to a boil, and then reduce the heat to medium and continue to cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens. Pour the sauce over the coleslaw mix, add the cheese, excepting 1/2 cup, and then stir to combine all of the ingredients. Turn the mixture into your casserole dish. Top with the crushed crackers and then the remaining cheese, and bake for 30 minutes, or until the mixture bubbles and the cheese melts.

Author Bio

April Reinhardt

An admin­istrator for a mutual fund man­age­ment firm, April deals with the writ­ten word daily. She loves to write and plans to author a memoir in the near future. April attend­ed More­head State Uni­ver­sity to pursue a BA degree in Ele­men­tary Edu­ca­tion. ...

MORE FROM APRIL

Getting Rid of Sinus Headaches

Sinus headaches are caused by swelling within the sinus cavities, and not by allergies. Discuss with your doctor the ...

Discover More

Organizing Your Cleaning Supplies

Make sure that your cleaning supplies are convenient to the rooms that you need to clean. Keep toilet bowl cleaners close ...

Discover More

What to Expect in a Massage

If performed incorrectly, a massage could hurt you. Investigate about massage before making an appointment with a ...

Discover More
More Cooking Tips

Chicken Cacciatore with Antipasto Squares

If you need to serve a special dinner for your boss or a future in-law, the title of this dinner menu is sure to impress! ...

Discover More

Delicious Crock Pot Cream Cheese Chicken

Crock pots cooking is a great way to make easy less time consuming meals.

Discover More

Beef Stroganoff with Stewed Tomatoes

My Grandmother taught me to add sugar to any recipe containing tomatoes in order to cut the acidity of the dish. Not only ...

Discover More
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured cooking tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

Comments

If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] (all 7 characters, in the sequence shown) in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is two more than 4?

There are currently no comments for this tip. (Be the first to leave your comment—just use the simple form above!)


Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Receive an e-mail several times each week with a featured cooking tip. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

(Your e-mail address is not shared with anyone, ever.)