Unstuffed cabbage rolls, Russian Galumpkis
- head of cabbage, diced how you like it.
- 46 oz
- tomato sauce or v-8 juice or tomato juice (see note)
- 3 lb
- ground beef
- 2 c
- regular rice
- soy sauce (about 8 shakes or so)
- black pepper to taste
- onion powder to taste
- garlic powder to taste
- bay leaves, dried
- 1 c
- ketchup (more to taste)
In a large bowl, mix the ground beef,eggs,soy sauce,pepper,onion powder, garlic powder and the rice. Mush it up with your hands and blend it all very well.
Form this into meatballs by rolling a palm full in your hands.
Bring back to a boil and reduce heat and simmer for about 50 minutes to an hour. They are done when the rice if fully cooked.
The following day, you can add more sauce and ketchup because you will find that those thirsty meat balls sucked it all up again. Either that, or you can leave them and add more ketchup on top before reheating.