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Easy Stuff Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage Rolls My mother use to make these for me and my sister growing up. I use to think they were so big and it was fun that I had my very own roll and she would accompany this rolls with her homemade corn cakes. This is my version on cabbage rolls the tomatoes sauce is sweet with a little spice.

This recipe is cabbage leaves filled with beef, pork and rice, coated in a homemade tomato sauce and baked to perfection. A comfort food classic that’s hearty, delicious and simple to make.

Cabbage Rolls Serves 6-8


1/2 pound of ground beef

1/2 pound sweet Italian ground pork

2 garlic cloves chopped

1/2 cup of green pepper

1 chopped jalapeno pepper deseeded

1 chopped red jalapeno pepper deseeded

1/3 cup of chopped red or white onion

1 egg

1 1/4 teaspoons salt

1 1/4 pepper

1/2 cup cooked long grain white rice

1/4 cup of milk

8 cabbage leaves


6-8 grape tomatoes sliced in half

1 ( 8 ounce)can of tomatoes sauce

1 can (14.5 ounces) stewed tomatoes

1 lemon (Squeeze lemon Juice)

2 tablespoons of apple vinegar

1 tablespoon salt

1 tsp pepper

1/4 fresh chopped parsley

1/4 cup water

1. Bring a large pot of water to boil . Boil cabbage leaves in the boiling water about 2-3 minutes. Drain well. Cook rice put keep it a little firm not all the way cook. (The rice will cook the rest of the way from the steam from the cabbage rolls).

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all filling ingredients together. Mix well. Place 1/4 cup of meat mixture in the center of each cabbage leaf, and roll up, burrito style. Place in a baking dish or Dutch oven.

3. For the sauce in a saucepan, Combine all ingredients except the parsley, in a saucepan and simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes. Pour sauce over the rolls. Save some of the sauce for reserve when the rolls are done.

4. Bake 350 F degree cover for 2 hours. Once done pour the reserve sauce over the rolls and serve.

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