Easy Stuffed Cabbage
Recipes with cabbage are not only budget friendly, but also delicious. Stuffed with ground beef, rice, and fresh vegetables, the cabbage rolls are then topped with tomato sauce and baked so all of the flavors combine into one fantastic dish.
- 1 medium head of cabbage
- 1 pound ground beef
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- salt, to taste
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- pepper, to taste
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 egg
- 1/2 green pepper, chopped
- 1 cup cooked rice
- 1 can (12-ounces) tomato juice
- water to cover
Place the head of cabbage in a large pot over high heat and add water to cover. Boil cabbage for 15 minutes, or until it is pliable and soft. Drain and allow to cool completely.
Brown the grounf beef with garlic, onioons, green pepper, and salt and pepper, drain fat from meat.
In a separate large bowl, combine the beef, rice, and the egg, mixing well.
Place a small amount, about the size of your palm, into the center of a cabbage leaf and fold leaf over, tucking in the sides of the leaf to keep meat mixture inside.
Pile up the leaves in a large pot, putting the larger leaves on the bottom.
- Add tomato juice, vinegar and sugar and enough water to cover, simmer on medium low heat for 60 minutes. Make sure the bottom of the leaves do not burn.