Prep 1 hr
Cook 2 hrs
It is almost the same as the Russian golubtsy, but with a delicious sauce
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 garlic clove, crushed (optional)
- 3⁄4 cup uncooked rice
- 7 ounces ground beef (or veal)
- 7 ounces ground pork
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cabbage (whole head)
- boiling water
- 2 cups beef broth (or stock)
- 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
- Stew chopped onion and garlic in butter in a large skillet for 3-5 minutes.
- Add rice, meat, salt, and pepper.
- Stir just to mix well.
- Remove from heat.
- Remove core from cabbage.
- Place whole head in a large kettle filled with boiling water.
- Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
- Remove softened outer leaves.
- Take out all large leaves
- Cut thick center stem from each leaf.
- Take one large cabbage leaf at a time, put 1 rounded tablespoonful of meat mixture in center of a leaf. Roll leaves.
- Put stuffed cabbage leaves with seam down close to each other on a frying pan.
- Do not make more than 2 layers.
- Combine beef broth and mushroom soup; Pour over cabbage rolls.
- Bake in a well heated (350 degree) oven for 1 1/2 hours.
My family loved this! It's much easier to make than I thought it would be, and it was just delicious. Thanks!
Oh, my! I've been missing a wonderful recipe!! These are soooo tasty. Love the sauce--added a leeetle sour cream. Used smaller leaves and had some meat filling left --just made into meatballs and sauced them YUM! Made for the Northern Mediterranean Event in Cooking Photos.