Delectable Stuffed CabbageUser Submitted Recipe
1 head of cabbage placed (in freezer for a day or until frozen solid)
3 pounds ground chuck or sirloin or mixed
½ cup of ketchup
½ cup brown or white rice
1 pulverized onion in food processor or fine finely chopped
4-6 ounces of egg beater or 2-3 large eggs
1/2 cup water to mix
½ to ⅔ cup bread crumbs
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 8 oz can size tomato sauce
5 cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes-- do not drain
1 can whole cranberry sauce
4 lemons cut in quarters
¾ cup brown sugar
⅔ cup white raisins
To avoid boiling cabbage, freeze it overnight or until solid. Remove from freezer and run under warm water and leaves will fall off and be tender as you wrap them around the meat mixture.
Preheat oven to 375°.
Combine ground beef with the rice, grated onion, eggs, 1 teaspoon salt, bread crumbs and ketchup
Place a good sized mound of meat mixture in cupped part of each softened cabbage leaf.
Fold over sides of cabbage leaf; roll up. Lay it seam side down in pan. Arrange layers of cabbage rolls seam side down bottom of 2 very large baking pans
Pour diced canned tomatoes, cranberry sauce, white raisins evenly over both pans
Sprinkle liberally with brown sugar and then fresh lemon, one quarter at a time distributing evenly
Taste and adjust the sweet and sour to your taste
Note: Put leftover shredded cabbage or whole cabbage leaves on top of cabbage pieces to prevent burning when you uncover for last 15 to 30 minutes of cooking
Bake, at 375 ◦ covered 2 hours. Uncover and bake about a ¼ to ½ hour or longer. Watch for burning on top
Serve on a bed of orzo or couscous or with small, steamed red bliss potatoes
no nutrition information available
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