Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Hey everyone, it’s Louise, welcome to our recipe site. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a distinctive dish, stuffed cabbage rolls. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I’m gonna make it a bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Bring a large, wide saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Use all the good looking leaves to make the cabbage rolls. Place, seam side down in baking dish.

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls is one of the most well liked of recent trending meals on earth. It is appreciated by millions daily. It is simple, it is fast, it tastes delicious. Stuffed Cabbage Rolls is something which I’ve loved my whole life. They’re nice and they look fantastic.

To get started with this recipe, we have to prepare a few ingredients. You can cook stuffed cabbage rolls using 14 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Stuffed Cabbage Rolls:
  1. Get 2-3 tbs olive oil
  2. Take 1 medium yellow onion finely chopped
  3. Get 1 can (28 ounce) crushed tomatoes, drained
  4. Get 1 cup leftover brown gravy
  5. Prepare 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  6. Prepare 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  7. Make ready Dash salt and pepper
  8. Take 2 medium - large head green cabbage, including outer leaves
  9. Make ready 1 1/2 pounds ground chuck
  10. Prepare 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  11. Get 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  12. Take 1/3 cup plain dried breadcrumbs
  13. Prepare 1/2 cup “cooked” white rice
  14. Get Dash salt, pepper, and thyme

Though we've tried some of the others, my family always goes back to the ground beef—it just tastes best to us." Here are some quick tips for simplifying stuffed cabbage rolls: Here's a simple way to separate and soften the cabbage leaves. First, using a paring knife, core a large head of cabbage; then carefully place the whole head of cabbage into a half-filled pot of simmering water. For my Spicy Italian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, a combination of spicy Italian sausage, ground beef, rice, cheese and onion fill cabbage leaves that are then blanketed in a spicy tomato sauce and baked. The inspiration for the spicy tomato sauce is a phenomenal Calabrian Hot Chili Paste (Affiliate Link) one of my customers introduced me to!

Steps to make Stuffed Cabbage Rolls:
  1. To make sauce, heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and add the onions. Cook over medium heat for 4 minutes until translucent. Add the tomatoes, brown gravy, brown sugar, vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  2. Bring to a slight boil, then lower the heat and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally and set aside. Prepare the 1/2 cup of cooked rice and set aside as well.
  3. In a large pot, fill it 3" with water and bring to a light boil.
  4. Using a paring knife, cut around the core of the cabbage and gently remove the outer leaves, yielding about 5-6 leaves and set aside. Repeat with the other head of cabbage. [Store the remaining heads in refrigerator for other meals such as soup, corned beef, coleslaw, etc.]
  5. Immerse the stacked cupped leaves in the boiling water for a few minutes. Using tongs remove the flexible leaves and set aside to cool.
  6. To make the filling, combine the ground chuck, egg, onion, breadcrumbs, cooked rice, salt, pepper, and thyme in a large bowl. Add 1/2 cup of the sauce to the mixture and mix lightly with your hands. [Be creative with your spices]
  7. For the rolls, remove the hard triangular rib (1/2”) from the base of each cabbage leaf with a paring knife. Place about a 1/2 cup of filling in an oval shape near the rib edge of each leaf. Roll the leaf up toward the outer thin edge away from you, tucking the sides in as you roll.
  8. Place the cabbage roll seam side down in a medium - large casserole dish that has been lined with 1 cup of the sauce. Repeat this process until you have lined the dish with all of the rolls. Pour the sauce over the cabbage rolls and cover with foil.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes in a 325 degree oven. Take foil off and continue baking for another 20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow it to cool for 10 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Place rolls in a large skillet or Dutch oven. Combine tomato sauce, brown sugar, water and lemon juice or vinegar; pour over cabbage rolls. These cabbage rolls are stuffed with ground beef and rice and baked to perfection with a tangy tomato sauce. Cabbage rolls are a favorite comfort food from Eastern Europe and are often reserved for special occasions or big family dinners. Instead of boiling the cabbage, there's an easy shortcut to soften the leaves if you plan ahead.

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