°15 ml (1 tbsp.) olive oil
°450 g (1 lb) semi-lean ground beef
°1 chopped onion
°15 ml (1 tbsp.) minced garlic
°1/2 small savoy cabbage, thinly sliced
°1.5 liters (6 cups) beef broth
°125 ml (1/2 cup) long-grain white rice
°1 can 540 ml diced tomatoes
°3 stalks of thyme
In a saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Cook the ground beef for 4 to 5 minutes, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, until it has lost its pink color.
Add onion, garlic and cabbage. Cook for 2 minutes.
Add broth, rice, tomatoes and thyme. Bring to a boil, then simmer over low-medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes.