Cabbage Stuffed With Orzo and Shrimp

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Manami

I like these numbers! On Per Serving: Calories: 210 - great dish! Updated: 03/18/2007 to say that perhaps the cabbage needs a little longer to cook.

Top Review by blakesle

This was very good.I added some feta cheese to the orzo mix and extra dill. The cabbage rolls needed a longer cooking time...more like 1 1/2 hours.Sauce was excellent poured over rolls. While it seemed to take a while to make I really enjoyed the result. A nice lighter alternative to regular cabbage rolls. Thank you for posting. I will make again. Catherine

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Saute onion and garlic in the olive oil until softened.
  3. Add shrimp and cook until they just turn pink.
  4. Do not cook through.
  5. Remove from heat and add dill, cilantro, crushed red pepper flakes, pepper, salt, and orzo.
  6. Mix well and adjust seasoning.
  7. Place a blanched cabbage leaf on a work surface, concave-side up.
  8. Place 2 tb of the orzo mixture in the hollow of this leaf.
  9. Fold sides of the leaf over the filling and starting with the stem end roll the leaf up around the filling.
  10. Place the wrapped cabbage leaf seam-side down in a casserole.
  11. Wrap remaining leaves the same way.
  12. Pour the wine, lemon juice and stock over the top, cover and bake for an hour.
  13. Remove cabbage bundles to a warm serving platter.
  14. If a sauce is desired, reduce the liquid in the pan until slightly thickened.
  15. Swirl in the butter and serve over the cabbage rolls.
  16. Bon appetit!

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