BROWN meat with onions in Dutch oven or large deep nonstick skillet.
ADD tomatoes and dressing mix; mix well. Stir in cabbage. Cover; simmer on medium-low heat 20 to 25 min. or until tender, stirring occasionally.
STIR in water and rice; bring to boil. Simmer, covered, on low heat 5 min. Remove from heat; stir. Let stand, covered, 5 min. before serving.