Thursday, 14 August 2014

Cabbage Rolls

Isn't it funny how the weather plays such a big role in the type of food we like to cook and eat!.  Now that the weather is starting to cool down, I am starting to think about comfort foods like stews, chowders, and of course----Cabbage Rolls.  This week I made a big batch of them.  These freeze well and I always like to have the freezer stocked with some things that I can pull out in the morning and by suppertime, all I have to do is toss up a salad, and Voila--- we have a a great supper!  Here's the recipe and a few snaps of how mine turned out................



Cabbage Rolls

12 cabbage leaves

Filling:
1 pound ground beef
3/4 cup cooked rice
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 egg
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup milk


Sauce:
1 cans (8 ounces ) tomato sauce
1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup cold water


Drop cabbage leaves into boiling salted water; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Drain well.
For filling, combine ground beef, rice, onion, egg, and salt, pepper, and milk. Mix well and divide into 12 portions. Place a portion into the center of each cabbage leaf. Roll leaf around filling, burrito style. Fasten the rolls with toothpicks. Place in a baking dish or Dutch oven.

For sauce, combine tomato sauce, tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, and 1/2 cup of water; pour over the cabbage rolls. Cover and bake in a preheated 350° oven for about 1 hour. Remove rolls with slotted spoon and discard toothpicks. Place pan with juices over medium heat or transfer the juices to a saucepan and place over medium heat; stir cornstarch and water mixture into the sauce; bring to a boil and cook until thickened. Serve the cabbage rolls with the sauce.










These are delicious, and quite easy to make.

Cheers



3 comments:

  1. they ARE delicious!! xo

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  2. I am just dying to make some cabbage rolls after seeing your post. They look SO good!

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  3. I'm from Grand Falls-Windsor and these are just like those my mom made. Thanks

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