Persian Cabbage Rolls

Recipe by Olha7397
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the peas in boiling water 30 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain.
  • Wash the cabbage and take out the core, cover with water, bring to a boil, and cook over low heat 15 minutes.
  • Drain, cool slightly, and carefully remove 24 leaves.
  • Reserve the balance of the cabbage.
  • Mix together the peas, beef, onions, parsley, cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of the salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper.
  • Put a heaping tablespoon of the mixture on each cabbage leaf.
  • Fold in the opposite ends, then roll up into sausage shapes.
  • If there is any filling left, use a few more cabbage leaves.
  • Line the bottom of a deep skillet with additional cabbage leaves and arrange the rolls in it in layers, placing more leaves between the layers.
  • Add the broth and the remaining salt and pepper, then cover with cabbage leaves.
  • Cover the skillet and cook over low heat 30 minutes.
  • Mix in the lemon juice and sugar.
  • Cook 30 minutes longer; taste for seasoning.
  • Serves 6-8.
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