Preheat oven to 350F. Cook ground meat in canola oil until slightly brown. Add next 8 ingredients and saute until vegetables look tender. Add can stewed tomatoes and can of tomato sauce, plus one can water. Cook about 1/2 hour. In another pot, steam chopped cabbage in 1 cup water just until tender. Drain well and add to meat sauce. Mix well. Add instant rice. Mix well. Pour in lasagna sized baking dish. Bake at 350F about 45 minute, if desired sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before baking). Serve hot.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana