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    Romanian Sarmale, Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

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    1 hr 30 mins

    30 mins

    1 hr

    CookWithAnna's Note:

    A traditional Romanian dish that it's on everyone's table at Christmas.

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    1. 1
      Peel the cabbage leaves one by one, cut them in half if they are too big and remove the stork.
    2. 2
      Chop the onion and carrot and fry them in a bit of oil with the rice.
    3. 3
      Mix the mince meat with the egg, fried onion, the slice of bread and a pinch of salt(be careful not to put a lot of salt because the sour cabbage is already salted).
    4. 4
      Place a tbsp of meat on the cabbage leaf and roll it tight then push the ends in with your finger.
    5. 5
      Chop the rest of the cabbage you didn't use sprinkling half of it on the bottom of the pan then add the tomato paste and sliced bacon.
    6. 6
      Put the cabbage rolls in the pan.
    7. 7
      Cover the cabbage rolls with water then sprinkle the bael leaves, peppercorns and the rest of the chopped cabbage.
    8. 8
      Cover the pan with a lid and let it simmer for 1 hour or until the cabbage it's softened.
    9. 9
      Serve with mamaliga and a chilly.
    10. 10

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    Nutritional Facts for Romanian Sarmale, Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

    Serving Size: 1 (1856 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 67.1
    Calories from Fat 35
    Total Fat 3.9 g
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    Cholesterol 18.9 mg
    Sodium 72.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 4.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 1.7 g
    Protein 4.0 g

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