Golabki (Polish Stuffed Cabbage)

Jessica Silva


Golabki is one of my favorite Polish comfort foods!


★★★★★ 4 votes

30 Min
1 Hr 40 Min


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1 large
head of cabbage (about 4 pounds)
1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1/2 lb
ground pork
1 1/2 c
cooked rice
1 tsp
2 can(s)
condensed tomato soup
2 1/2 c
1 tsp
season salt

How to Make Golabki (Polish Stuffed Cabbage)


  • 1Remove the core from the cabbage and place the whole head into a large pot filled with boiling water. Add 1 teaspoon salt to the water. Cover and cook 3 minutes, or until softened enough to pull off leaves.
  • 2Remove about 30 leaves and cut the large hard stem out. Chop remaining cabbage.
  • 3Brown pork and beef in a skillet, add cooked rice and mix thoroughly.
  • 4Place a heaping tablwspoonful of meat mixture onto each cabbage leaf. Tuck sides over filling while rolling up the leaf.
  • 5Place half the chopped cabbage into a large dutch oven. Fill with layers of cabbage rolls. Cover with remaining chopped cabbage.
  • 6Mix tomato soup, water and season salt together and pour over cabbage rolls.
  • 7Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

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About Golabki (Polish Stuffed Cabbage)

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes, Pork
Hashtags: #rice, #cabbage, #polish

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