Mom's Stuffed Cabbage Recipe

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Mom's Stuffed Cabbage

Sally Hagarty


This is a recipe for stuffed cabbage. Many people call them galumpkes, my mom called them chalapches - but everyone loves them. Let me know what you think!

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1 large
head of cabbage
1 lb
ground beef - raw
1/2 c
cooked rice
1/2 tsp
salt (or to taste)
1/4 tsp
pepper (or to taste)
1 can(s)
stewed tomatoes
1 can(s)
6 oz. tomato sauce
3 or 4 Tbsp
distilled white vinegar
3 or 4 Tbsp


1Cut around stalk of cabbage & place head of cabbage in boiling water, just long enough to remove each leaf. Remove leaves to use for cabbage rolls.
2Combine ground beef with cooked rice, salt and pepper.
3In large kettle, combine stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, and equal amounts of vinegar and sugar (3 or 4 tbs.).
4Take small scoop of ground beef mixture - place on one end of cabbage leaf, roll, tucking ends in to seal. Place cabbage rolls in kettle with other ingredients.
5Bring to boil, reduce to simmer, and simmer, slowly, for 3 to 4 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables