Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray. Add 1 cup of boiling broth and rice to dish. Cover while preparing rest of the ingredients.
Melt butter in skillet. Add cabbage and stir-fry until limp and lightly browned. Season with salt and pepper. Add the cabbage to the casserole dish. Brown meat with garlic and onion add desired seasonings. Add to the casserole dish. Mix soup with broth and pour over other ingredients. Gently stir to mix.
Cover and bake for 55 minutes or until rice is cooked through and cabbage is tender. Top with shredded cheddar cheese the last five minutes of baking.