Instant Pot Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls Casserole
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This Instant Pot unstuffed cabbage rolls casserole is amazing! Super easy to make, just dump the ingredients in the Instant Pot and come back to a delicious dinner!
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 1 small head of cabbage, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large jar (24 oz) pasta sauce
  • 6 cups water
  1. Add water to the Instant Pot.
  2. Add rice, salt, pepper, ground beef and minced garlic.
  3. Add tomato sauce on top (don't mix with other ingredients).
  4. Add cabbage to the Instant Pot (make sure the pot doesn't get filled past the "Max Fill" line, if it does, remove some of the cabbage).
  5. Close the lid and turn the vent to a "Sealing" position. Press the "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button and set the time to 20 minutes.
  6. After it's done cooking, let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes, then quick release (QR) the remaining steam.
  7. Open the lid and stir the unstuffed cabbage rolls casserole so everything is combined and serve.
If you want this recipe to be grain-free, simply omit the rice and reduce water to 2 cups.
Recipe by Melanie Cooks at