Jeanne Benavidez Recipe

Cabbage Rolls (Crockpot)

By Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben

Recipe Rating:
4 - 6
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Slow-Cooker/Crock Pot

Jeanne's Story

After trying several recipes for cabbage rolls, I finally came up with one that suits my's pretty easy but tastes pretty darn good. I love cabbage cooked just about any way.


12 - 14 large
cabbage leaves
1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
ground sausage
1/2 small
onion, finely diced
1 tsp
minced garlic
1/2 tsp
sea salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 c
cooked rice
1 large
egg, slightly beaten
1 can(s)
(6 oz) tomato paste
1 can(s)
(15 - 16 oz) chicken broth
1 can(s)
(15 oz) crushed or stewed tomatoes

Directions Step-By-Step

Select 12 - 14 large, undamaged leaves from a head of cabbage.
In a large sauce pan, boil 4 - 6 cups water.
Remove pan from heat; place cabbage leaves into the hot water, cover and soak for 5 minutes, until pliable. Remove the leaves, drain and cool. Use a sharp knife to remove the thick core rib at the base of each leaf, leaving the rest of the leaf in tact.
In a medium bowl, combine the beef, sausage, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, cooked rice and egg. Using your hands, mix ingredients until well combined.
Place 2 tbsp. of mixture on each leaf and roll up firmly. Place cabbage rolls in your Crockpot.
In the same bowl you prepared the meat mixture, combine tomato paste and chicken broth with any leftover meat and pour over the cabbage rolls.
Pour can of crushed or stewed tomatoes over the cabbage rolls.
Cook on low for 8-10 hours. Great served with sour cream and chopped green onions for garnish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben
May 26, 2013
Michelle, I hope you enjoy it. ;)
Michelle Miller ThrowNpan
May 26, 2013
These sound good, think I'll try them pretty soon!
Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben
Sep 10, 2012
Great....I hope you enjoy it...
Geneva Trimble HugginAngels
Sep 10, 2012
This will be tomorrow's dinner. Thanks for sharing, as I lost my only Hungarian recipe from the years I lived in Germany. This sounds close, and really good. Will let you know, if I remember to. lol