"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain

Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage) Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage), by , is from The Bezy Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Tom and Logan Bezy


1 cabbage, center core removed
3 lb minced meat (turkey or pork)
2 cups cooked white rice
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup tomato paste
2 cans crushed tomatoes
1 1/2 cups vegetable stock
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon celery salt
1/4 teaspoon parsley
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup butter
4 carrots, sliced
16 ounces mushrooms, quarted
2 bay leaves

Parboil cabbage in a large pot, removing leafs as they fall off into the water and are tender. Cook till all leaves are tender, but not ripping apart; usually 15. Run under cold water and drain. Cut the thick membrane off back of each leaf. While cabbage is cooking saute onion in butter until lightly browned.
Put all the uncooked meat into a large mixing bowl add eggs. Add the sautéed onions. Next add salt pepper, celery salt, parsley, nutmeg, and worcestershire sauce along with the cooked rice.
Mix thoroughly. Lay out leaves and depending upon their size, place 2-3 tablespoons of meat mixture on the wider side. Roll leaf up and over meat, tuck in sides of leaf, and continue to roll to use all leaves and stuffing. Place rolls, seam down into a greased roasting pan. Then layer carrots and mushrooms over cabbage. Mix together the tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, water and brown sugar and pour evenly over all the rolls. Season with salt and pepper to taste and bay leaves. Cover roaster and bake 325 degrees for 2- 2&1/2 hours. Half way through baking check to make sure there's enough liquid; additional water can be added. To serve, spoon sauce over rolls. Serve with Mashed potatoes!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Traditional family favorite!




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!