Stuffed Cabbage with Lemon Sauce

Stuffed Cabbage With Lemon Sauce

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Karla Key



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  • 1 medium
  • 1.5 qt
    boiling water
  • 3.5 tsp
  • 1 large
    onion, minced
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    cooked rice
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper

How to Make Stuffed Cabbage with Lemon Sauce


  1. Boil cabbage in salted water 3-4 minutes.
  2. Drain and reserve 2 1/2 cups water.
  3. Cool cabbage, core and remove 12 large leaves.
  4. Spread leaves out flat.
  5. Saute onion in 2 tablespoons butter until softened, then mix with beef, rice, 2 teaspoons salt and pepper.
  6. Put a spoonful of the mixture in the middle of each leaf, fold up sides, roll up and secure with a toothpick.
  7. Place the rolls in one layer in a large pot, add reserved water, lemon juice and remaining butter.
  8. Cover and simmer 1 hour.
  9. Remove cabbage rolls from pot.
  10. Mix flour paste into cooking liquid and cook 3-4 minutes until thickened.
  11. Add remaining salt and white pepper.
  12. Pour over cabbage and serve.

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About Stuffed Cabbage with Lemon Sauce

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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