Ingredients for Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Home-Made Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Home-made stuffed cabbage leaves is a nourishing and tasty dish. In the cabbage rolls all good balanced, they have all the nutrients substances that we need. What can be better than a dish of meat, rice and vegetables?

Ingredients for Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

    • 1 lb minced meat
    • half a glass olive oil
    • 0.4 lb rice
    • carrots 2-3
    • tomatoes 2-3
    • tomato paste 1 tb. sp.
    • onions 2
    • garlic 3-4 cloves
    • Parsley, dill, curry: to taste.
    • Spices, Salt: to taste.
    • cabbage head
    • 2-3 cups broth or water
Ingredients for Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Ingredients for Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Recipe for Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

    1. Cut the cabbage’s leaves at the base carefully and separate them from the head. Put them into a pan, pour over with boiling salted water, cover up and leave to stand for half an hour.
    2. Pour some oil in a frying pan, add onionand garlic, fry them, then add grated carrot and fry them together for a couple of minutes.

      fry onion, garlic, and carrot

      fry onion, garlic, and carrot

    3. After that add a tomato. Stew for 2 minutes; add minced meat.
add tomatoes

add tomatoes

add minced meat

add minced meat

    1. At the end put in rice, greens, spices and give it a good mix-up.
put in rice, greens, spices

put in rice, greens, spices

filling ready

filling ready

    1. Divide the cabbage leaves in two, cutting off the center and tough stalks. Put some filling on each leaf and roll it up.
cabbage leaves and filling

cabbage leaves and filling

    1. Put a few leaves into a wide pan and then put in the stuffed leaves tightly; cover them up with leaves. Pour in water or broth so as to cover up the stuffed roll.
stuffed roll in the pan

stuffed roll in pan

    1. Boil on low heat, covered, for about 30-40 minutes.
Home-Made Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Home-Made Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

  • Yum! I have been looking for this recipe, thank you so much! My husband is Romanian and used to eat this dish in his country all the time. I can’t wait to cook it for him!