Advice 1: How to cook cabbage rolls

Stuffed cabbage – a delicious meat dish, cooking is not necessary to devote all your free time. You can cook a traditional recipe. And you can cook the "lazy" cabbage rolls. It will take quite a bit of time!
How to cook cabbage rolls
You will need
    • For traditional stuffed cabbage:
    • 1 large head of cabbage;
    • minced meat - 500 g (beef and pork in equal proportions);
    • rice 0.5-0.75 cups;
    • onion - 1 piece;
    • carrots - 1 piece;
    • tomatoes - 2-3 pieces (or substitute 2 tbsp tomato sauce or ketchup);
    • garlic - 2-3 cloves;
    • greens;
    • vegetable or olive oil for frying;
    • salt;
    • ground pepper;
    • tomato sauce or ketchup (for the sauce) - 2 tbsp. l;
    • sour cream - 3-4 tbsp;
    • broth or water - 400-500 ml;
    • salt.
    • For "lazy" stuffed cabbage:
    • 500 g of minced meat;
    • half a Cup of rice;
    • 1 onions;
    • half a small head of cabbage;
    • 2 raw eggs;
    • oat flakes - 1 tbsp;
    • flour (about 4 tablespoons);
    • tomato paste - 2 tbsp;
    • salt and pepper to taste.
Wash a head of cabbage and remove the leaves. Boil cabbage leaves in salted water. Cook for 1-2 minutes, until tender. You can boil the cabbage whole. When the leaves become soft, remove the cabbage and allow it to cool and drain the water. Disassemble into individual leaves. The thicker part of the leaf cut.
Prepare the stuffing. It is better to take beef 50% pork and 50% beef. Peel and mince or grate the onion. Wash and clean the carrots. Grate it on a fine grater. Sauté onions and carrots until tender in vegetable or olive oil. Wash and chop fresh herbs. Boil until soft rice. Wash the tomatoes, remove the skins, slice. It is possible to RUB them on a grater or blend it in a blender. In the absence of fresh tomato take tomato paste or ketchup. Peel the garlic and pass it through a garlic press. Combine all the ingredients and mix well.
On cabbage leaves lay out the stuffing. Roll sheets with the stuffing envelope.
Prepared envelopes properly sauté in a frying pan or skillet in vegetable or other oil. If you fried the cabbage rolls in the pan, further cooking will put them in a saucepan or a roaster.
Prepare the sauce. Tomato sauce or ketchup mix with sour cream and water or broth. Pour the cabbage mixture so that the sauce barely covered them. Add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer the cabbage rolls for 30-40 minutes.
If you have a little time to cook, use recipe lazy Golubtsov. Boil the rice until tender. Cabbage cut into about 4 equal parts, boil. Then mash in a food processor or grinder. Add in the mince and cooked rice, shredded cabbage, grated onion. Beat 2 eggs, add salt and pepper to taste. You can add a handful of Hercules. Forcemeat mix well and form patties.
Roll patties in flour, fry in a well heated pan until Golden brown. For frying, use vegetable or olive oil.
When the cutlets to a crust, add to the pan the tomato paste, add water to almost cover the cabbage rolls. Simmer over medium heat.
You can bake cabbage rolls in the oven or aerogrill. Grease a baking pan with oil, fried on both sides in the pan of cabbage rolls place in a form, fill in with sauce from tomato paste, sour cream and water. Cook for about 20-25 minutes.

Advice 2 : How to cook stuffed cabbage with egg

Any hostess is sure to find your favorite recipe for stuffed cabbage, there are different recipes for all tastes. The egg is not the usual ingredient in cabbage rolls, but it gives them a very interesting taste, which will not remain without attention.
How to cook stuffed cabbage with egg


  • 1 kg of minced meat pig beef,
  • 1 Cup of rice,
  • Large head of cabbage with smooth leaves,
  • 2 onions,
  • 2 carrots,
  • Salt, spices to taste,
  • 2 eggs,
  • Vegetable oil,
  • Flour,
  • Tomato paste or fresh tomatoes.


Preparing cabbage:

  • You need to prepare large container to get water so that the dipped head of cabbage, it turned out to be completely in the water.
  • Boil water, salt and dip the cabbage. You can not omit the cabbage completely, and pre gently to remove the desired number of sheets.
  • Boil cabbage about three minutes and carefully remove the middle veins from the leaves. All the water after cooking it is better not to merge, it is still useful.

Preparation of the stuffing:

  • Stuffing should be mixed with a little nedovrseni rice, add spices and salt. Cut two medium-sized boiled eggs and send to the same.
  • In minced meat add some fried onions, carrots, finely chopped garlic or fresh tomato, everything on the taste.

Folding and frying cabbage:

  • On the edge of the cabbage leaf put the stuffing (sausage) and wrap, you can tuck inside the edges of the sheet that the meat was completely inside of cabbage.
  • Then the cabbage rolls dipped in flour and lightly fry on well-heated oil so that the sprouts appeared a light Golden crust, it will give them some flavor.

Gravy and stewing cabbage:

  • Chopped onion and grated carrot to rearrange the pan in small amount of oil simmer, until the onions are pink, add tomato paste tablespoons three or four, to salt the gravy and add water, you can use the broth from the cabbage.
  • Not long to stew on small fire.
  • Now you need to prepare a deep pan with thick sides and bottom, on the bottom of the pot to put some fresh cabbage leaves and on top of them put the cabbage, pour the gravy so that it was higher on two fingers.
  • Cover with a lid and leave the cabbage to stew on very low heat until tender.

That's about it. All the ingredients can be varied to taste, something to add and something to give, but the eggs in this recipe optional. Worth a try once, and perhaps, this way of cooking cabbage is a favorite recipe.

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