1 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 small head cabbage, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1/2 c. tomato sauce
3 slices bacon, cooked & crumbled
1/2 c. rice, uncooked
1-1/4 cup water
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef and onion in the skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.
Add cabbage, tomatoes, tomato sauce, rice, bacon, water, garlic, sugar, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil.
Cover skillet, reduce heat, and simmer until cabbage is tender, 30-45 minutes.