Nancy's Stuffed Cabbage

Cleanna Dagostino

By
@KewTpie

My family Cant get enough... Im the daughter of an Italian Family and I was born there too so we love Taste, Texture and Perfection on how things are baked... This recipe is so good saw it and had to try it ... and I will be making 3 batches for a friends Birthday next month


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Serves:

a family and unexpected company

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

3 c
rice
1/4 c
bacon fat
2
chopped onions
4
celery stalks chopped
3
cloves of garlic chopped
2
large heads of cabbage
1/3 lb
chopped beef
21/2 lb
chopped pork
salt
to taste
pepper
to taste
2
eggs
1/2 c
ketchup
2 (10.75) oz
cans tomato soup
2 (46) oz
cans tomato juice
garlic
powder to taste
2 Tbsp
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1-Partially cook the rice and drain well
2-Heat bacon fat in a frying pan and cook onion, celery, and garlic.
3- Core cabbage leaving it whole and boil Core-end down for 30 minutes, in a large pot of water.Turn cabbage core-end up and continue to boil, checking to see if leaves start to seperate. Once the leaves come apart easily, drain cabbage in colander and cool under col water.
4- In a mixing bowl, combine beef, pork, salt and pepper.
ADD eggs, rice and vegetable mixture; combine well
5- Portion meat on individual cabbage leaves and roll leaves, tucking in the sides as you go. Set aside as you roll.
6- In a large Bowl Combine Ketchup, tomato soup, tomato juice, salt, pepper, a little garlic powder and sugar.
7- PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees
8- LINE the bottom of a baking dish large enough to hold the stuffed cabbage in one layer, with a little sauce ...and layer unused cabbage leaves on top of sauce. Place Stuffed cabbage seam-side down in baking dish and pour in remaining sauce
BAKE for 1 hour Makes about 3 dozen Stuffed cabbage.