German Cabbage Rolls

German Cabbage Rolls Recipe

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Nancy J. Patrykus



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28 oz
can tomatoes
8 oz
can tomato sauce
3 Tbsp
brown sugar
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 small
onion, chopped
bay leaf
1/2 tsp
celery salt
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1 c
1/4 c
fresh parsley, chopped


cabbage leaves
2 lb
ground beef
1 c
cooked white rice
1 large
onion, finely chopped
1/2 c
chopped parsley
1 tsp
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make German Cabbage Rolls


  • 1Mix sauce ingredients in saucepan and simmer 30 minutes.
  • 2Blanch large head of cabbage in boiling water for 3 minutes.
  • 3Peel off 16 leaves--you may have to dip in water again to get all leaves off.
  • 4Mix ground beef, rice, onion, parsley and spices well.
  • 5Pat down in bowl.
  • 6Cut into 16 (like cutting pie).
  • 7Place meat mixture on cabbage leaf and fold up.
  • 8May need to cut a "V" at the core part of the cabbage leaf if too stiff too fold.
  • 9Place seam side down in pan.
  • 10Make all rolls.
  • 11Pour sauce over all.
  • 12Top with crushed gingersnap crumbs (12-14 cookies worth).
  • 13Bake covered at 350 for 1 hour.
  • 14Take cover off after first half hour.

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About German Cabbage Rolls

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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