Cabbage Rolls - Real Hungarian Style

Recipe by Redox
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READY IN: 3hrs
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Core cabbage, heat in salt water till leaves separate.
  • Remove each leaf and drain in colander.
  • FILLING--(2nd ingredient group):
  • To scald rice: Heat a generous amount of water in a heavy pan that will hold the heat.
  • Make sure that the water will be more than enough to cover the rice.
  • Make sure the water is at a rolling boil, if rice is not scalded enough it will be crunchy!
  • Let stand for at least 5 minutes.
  • Rinse with cold water, draining with sieve, then mix into rest of filling ingredients.
  • Now fill the cabbage leaves with filling mixture; folding leaves.
  • While rolling pigs, start cooking the stewing sauce in another pot.
  • STEWING SAUCE--(3rd ingredient group):
  • Mix group together, bring to a boil, then simmer 5 to 10 minutes.
  • TO ASSEMBLE:
  • Line the roaster with: sauce, layer of pigs, more sauce, sprinkle with bacon crumbs, layer of pigs, layer of sauce, sprinkle with bacon crumbs etc.
  • Set oven at 350°F.
  • Cover roaster, and once all comes to a kind of a boil, reduce temperature to about 300°F so it doesn't boil over.
  • Cook about 2 more hours.
  • The smoked sausage is optional.
  • If using, mix it in among the other ingredients.
  • NOTE: 3/8 cup dehydrated onions may be used instead of 2 small onions in recipe.
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