Greek Cabbage Rolls

Oxmoor House
8 servings


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1 medium cabbage
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons shortening
3/4 pound lean ground pork
1/4 pound ground chuck
1/4 cup regular rice, uncooked
4 cups boiling water
2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Core and wash cabbage. Separate leaves, and cook in boiling water 3 minutes or until limp. Drain and set aside.

Sauté onion and garlic in hot shortening in a large skillet until tender. Add meat and rice; cook until meat is browned, stirring to crumble.

Place 2 tablespoons meat mixture in center of each cabbage leaf; fold ends of leaves over, and fasten with wooden picks. Place in a Dutch oven. Add water, tomato sauce, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Remove rolls to a serving platter; serve with sauce.

Created date

February 2010