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Cabbage Rolls Recipe

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Sandra Hausaman


2 med. cabbage, parboiled & prepared
1 lb. ground beef (or 1 can chickpeas)
2 c. rice
l c. butter, melted
salt, pepper, cinnamon to taste

meat. Mix by squeezing until meat & rice are
"bound." Evenly distribute 1-1/2 tbsp. filling
along edge of cabbage leaf. Roll firmly, cigar
fashion, with ends open. Line bottom of large pot
with outer leaves. Add 8 pcs garlic. Lay rolls side
by side. After lst layer, lay rolls in opposite
direction. Lay outer leaves on top. Add seasoned
water to cover. Place inverted plate over leaves.
Cook on medium heat for 30 min. Add lemon
juice. Cook 15 add'l min. until done.
OR cook in oven @450 deg. until water boils,
then 350 deg for about 30 min. Add lemon juice at
last 15 min.
Note: To parboil cabbage leaves, remove core
and place core end down, into boiling water.
Remove leaves as they loosen. Leave in water 3-5
min til tender. Remove, drain, cool, cut out hard
Seasoning for water:
6 cloves garlic, quartered
3/4 c lemon juice
salt, pepper, cinnamon to taste
or: Place 12 leaves and 1 T water in bowl, cover
and cook in microwave 8 min. Combine 1 lb
ground beef, 6 oz pork sausage, 1/3 c ch onion,
1/2 c instant rice, 1 egg, 1/2 c tomato sauce.
Divide in 12 parts, roll in cabbage leaf, fasten
with toothpick, put in 2 qt dish. Combine 11 oz
tomato sauce, 1 T brown sugar, 1/2 t basil, spoon
over rolls. Cook, covered with wax paper in
microwave for 15 min.
Can be frozen: wrap tightly when cool. Cook 10
min, then 10 min on slow, rotate and cook 12 min
on slow.

My Notes:
This is anauthentic recipe from Monsour's
Restuarant in Vicksburg, MS.

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1 hour




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