Grandma's Cabbage Rolls my way

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Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Grandma's recipe made quick and easy- just a little different than others similar to this .. all those posted sound delicious- so I added a little from each one and this is what I got.. Give it a try- great for these winter days and nights...

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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5 large
cabbage leaves
1 lb
lean ground beef or turkey
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 medium
parsnip, shredded
1 medium
carrot, shredded
1 large
stalk celery,sliced
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 c
minute rice, uncooked
1/4 c
olive oil tuscan italian dressing
4 c
tomato sauce, divided
1 c
mozzarella/cheddar shredded cheese, divided
garnish
sour cream

How to Make Grandma's Cabbage Rolls my way

Step-by-Step

  • Place the cabbage leaves in a large bowl. Add enough boiling water to...
    1Place the cabbage leaves in a large bowl. Add enough boiling water to cover the cabbage. Let stand for 10 minutes.
    Preheat oven to 375^. Spray a 3 or 4 cup casserole baking dish with no-stick spray,set aside.
  • In a large non-stick skillet brown and scramble meat and onions. Add parsnips, carrots...
    2In a large non-stick skillet brown and scramble meat and onions. Add parsnips, carrots and celery; cook 4 minutes , stirring every once in awhile.
    Remove from heat and stir in the tomato paste, rice, dressing, 3 cups of the tomato sauce and 3/4 cup of the cheese.
  • Drain and pat dry the cabbage leaves and cut out the hard vein from...
    3Drain and pat dry the cabbage leaves and cut out the hard vein from each leaf.
    Pour 1/2 cup of the remaining tomato sauce into the casserole dish.
    Cover with layers of 1 cabbage leaf and 2 cups rice mixture; repeat layers 3 times. Top with remaining cabbage leaf,remaining sauce and cheese; Cover with foil.
    Bake 1 hour covered, uncover and bake 10 minutes more. Let stand at least 5 minutes before serving with sour cream on the side.
  • Note: if you don't want to use the cabbage leaves you can use the...
    4Note: if you don't want to use the cabbage leaves you can use the shredded in a bag and just layer it instead of the leaves...I like using this often..

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About Grandma's Cabbage Rolls my way

Course/Dish: Beef, Vegetables, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German


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