Just Like Tony Packos Cabbage Rolls-Crock Pot - Copycat

READY IN: 6hrs 35mins
Recipe by ruthbomer

These are very good and taste very much like the original from the famous Tony Packos that we all heard about on the TV show Mash all the time.

Top Review by Kachup

Excellent job, Ruth! My wife prepared this for my sister (our family is Slovak, so we know our cabbage rolls), and it was excellent! Used a 5-qt crock pot, and one or two comments...first, you have the canned tomatoes mentioned twice...one 16 oz can w/juice should work fine. We actually used a 24 oz can, and the juice was too much, we had to ladle a little bit off. And, we felt the tomatos were a bit too acidic to taste, so we doubled the sugar. Fantastic! Overall, and excellent recipe! Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook cabbage leaves until about half cooked.
  2. While cabbage is cooking in a large bowl combine eggs, 1/2 cup onion, garlic, 1 t salt, 1 t paprika and 1/2 t pepper.
  3. Mix meat and rice.
  4. Mix meat mixture with with egg mixture.
  5. Fill cabbage leaves and fold edges.
  6. Place in crock pot with seams down.
  7. Chop remaining cabbage.
  8. Combine chopped cabbage, sauerkraut, tomatoes in juice, tomato soup, sugar and remaining onion, salt, paprika, and pepper.
  9. Pour over cabbage rolls.
  10. Cook on low for 6-8 hours depending on how fast your crock pot cooks.

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