Polish Lazanki - Cabbage, Onion and Noodles

Monica H

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@MonisiaH

The ingredient list is small, and the work goes into the preparation. The dish takes a bit of time to make, but it is worth it! This is very hearty and filling. It is one of my favorite dishes from childhood; I would love it when my mom made lazanki.

Recently I made this dish and mixed in polish sausage to the finished dish. The change went over very well; it was yummy!


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Serves:
4-5
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1
head of green cabbage
2
large yellow onions
3 c
white mushrooms
3/4 c
vegetable broth
2 stick
unsalted butter
4 Tbsp
salt
5 Tbsp
pepper

Step-By-Step

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1Melt one stick of butter in pan. Slice onion into thin strips and add to pan.

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2Carmelize onions; keep covered and on low to low/medium heat, stirring every 5-7 minutes until onions are carmelized and a rich brown color..this will take at least 40 minutes. These were mine after 25 minutes.

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3These were mine after 45 minutes.

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4I let them go for another 5 minutes. Perfect.

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5Transfer onions to metal bowl; cover and set aside.

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6Roughly chop mushrooms.

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7Add the broth to pan; keep on low-medium heat.

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8Stir in mushrooms. Cover and let saute until all liquid in the pan has been absorbed (about 15-20 min). Stir every so often. They should look like this when ready.

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9Transfer mushrooms to onion bowl.

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10Wash and roughly peel / chop cabbage into large pieces. Add to pot with water to cover cabbage. Cover pot and bring to a low boil. Boil until cabbage is tender; about 10 minutes.

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11Drain cabbage VERY well. In strainer, use utensils to push down on cabbage. Mix it. Push down again. Get as much liquid out of the cabbage as you can.

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12Place cabbage on cutting board and roughly chop it.

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13Melt 1 stick of butter in pan on low-medium heat. Add cabbage, salt and pepper. Stir, cover and saute for about 10 minutes, stirring every so often.

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14Cabbage is done when parts of it start to brown, like this.

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15Mix cabbage into onion bowl. Taste; add salt and pepper if necessary. Set aside.

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16Boil noodles. Drain.

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17Into your pan, add the noodles and mixture from bowl. Mix well. Warm it on low-medium heat for 5 minutes, covered.

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18This dish is very good as is. At this point, add your optional meat, or enjoy it without!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Polish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Heirloom