Monday, November 5, 2012

Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed Cabbage
Picture from livingthegourmet
Image Credit: Catherine

Stuffed Cabbage

“This is an old fashioned recipe that needs to be made more often!” Catherine


1 head of cabbage

Ground Beef Stuffing:

2 pounds of ground beef

1 onion, diced

4 cloves of garlic, chopped

½ cup of parsley, chopped

About 10 baby carrots, chopped

1 quart of button mushrooms, chopped

1 cup of cherry tomatoes, chopped in the food processor

¼ cup of grated Romano cheese

2 eggs, beaten

1 cup of bread crumbs

Bell Pepper Topping:

3 green bell peppers – sliced

½ cup parsley

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1 quart of button mushrooms, halved

1 jalapeño, sliced

1 large onion, sliced

1 quart of cherry tomatoes, halved

About 10 baby carrots, sliced

Dashes of red pepper flakes

Grated mozzarella or cheddar cheese for topping

Grated Romano cheese for topping


In a large pot boil water and put the whole head of cabbage in the water and cover.

Simmer for about 5 minutes until the leaves become tender.

Remove the cabbage from the water and let the cabbage cool.

In a large frying pan place the ground and cook the chop meat separating it.

When the meat is cooked remove the meat from the pan and place in a large bowl.

In the same pan, drizzle a little olive oil and place the parsley, garlic, onions, carrots and 
mushrooms and sauté until the onions become slightly golden.

Place these veggies in the bowl with the ground beef and toss.

Add the tomatoes that were chopped in the food processor and the bread crumbs and toss.

Wait a few minutes to let everything cool down and then add the beaten eggs and toss.

In the same frying pan drizzle a little olive oil and add all of the ingredients for the bell pepper 
topping EXCEPT the cheeses.

Let this sauté while you begin stuffing the cabbage.

Preheat Oven 350°F.

To stuff the cabbage gently peel backs the leaves one at a time.

Peel as many leaves as you want to stuff.

Place the leaf on a flat surface and using a large spoon place the stuffing in the middle of the 

Close with a tooth pick.

Drizzle a little olive oil in a baking dish and place the cabbage in the pan.

Top with the peppers and top the peppers the mozzarella and grating cheese and a drizzle of 
olive oil.

Bake about 30-35 minutes.

You can combine this amazing recipe with some others from our collection.

Serve 6

Enjoy this excellent recipe and many more at livingthegourmet

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