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Stuffed Cabbage R


Stuffed Cabbage R

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, a savory staple in several cultures, feature a delicious mix of soft, sweet

cabbage leaves stuffed with a savory mix of meat, rice and spices, all cooked in a savory tomato

sauce. Perfect for a cozy family meal or celebratory occasion, this hearty dish provides warmth and

satisfaction with every bite. Here’s how you can create this timeless classic at home.




• 1 large head of cabbage: You will carefully remove the leaves to use as a casing for the filling.

• For the filling:

or 1 pound ground beef: For more filling and flavor.or 1/2 pound ground pork: Adds juiciness and

depth to the filling.

or 1 cup cooked rice: To add texture and spread the filling.


or 1 finely chopped onion: Provides sweetness and aroma.

or 2 cloves garlic, minced: For flavor.

or 1 egg: serves as a binding agent for the filling.or 1 teaspoon paprika: To add color and a smooth,

sweet flavor.

º Salt and pepper to taste: For seasoning.


• For the sauce:

or 1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes: The base of the sauce.

or 2 tablespoons tomato paste: For richness and density.

or 1 chopped onion: Adds sweetness and depth.or 2 minced garlic cloves: For flavor.

or 2 tablespoons sugar: Balances the acidity of the tomato.


or 1 tablespoon vinegar: Adds a light flavor. º Salt and pepper to taste: For seasoning.

o Water or stock as needed: To adjust the consistency of the sauce.


1. Prepare cabbage leaves: Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Core the cabbage and carefully add

it to the boiling water. After a few minutes, the outer leaves will begin to soften. Carefully remove the

soft leaves with tongs and set aside to cool.Continue until you have enough sheets for your muffins.

2. Prepare the filling: In a bowl, combine the ground beef, ground pork, cooked rice, onions, garlic,

egg, paprika, salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.

3.Stuffing the cabbage leaves: Take a cabbage leaf, put some of the stuffing on it, fold it to the side

and roll it up so that the stuffing is completely covered. Repeat with remaining leaves and filling.


4. Make the sauce: In a large pot, fry the chopped onion and garlic until soft. Add crushed tomatoes,

tomato paste, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper.Bring to the boil and adjust the consistency with water

or broth as needed.

5. Cook cabbage rolls: Place the cabbage rolls, seam side down, in the sauce. Cover and simmer until

the rolls are tender and the meat is cooked through, about 1 to 1.5 hours.6. Serve: Carefully remove

the cabbage rolls from the sauce and serve hot, with more sauce on top.

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls are a testament to the beauty of simple, humble ingredients that come

together to create a comforting and deeply satisfying dish. Featuring tender cabbage, savory stuffing,

and rich tomato sauce, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your home and evoke a sense of

tradition and homemade warmth.

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