Classic Cabbage Rolls

What you need:

  • 1 medium head cabbage
  • 1 1/2 cups diced onion, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 cans Italian diced tomatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 lb. Italian sausage
  • 1/2 cup V8 juice, optional

Directions:

  1. Boil cabbage in a Dutch oven for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Remove 8 of the leaves.
  2. Saute 1 cup onion in butter.
  3. Add tomatoes, garlic, sugar, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. In a bowl, combine rice, ketchup, Worcestershire, pepper, remaining 1/2 cup onion, and remaining 1 tsp. salt. Crumble meats over top. Mix well.
  5. Remove vein from 8 leaves. Place 1/2 cup meat mixture on leaf and roll up tightly. Place seam side down in a large skillet. Repeat and then top with sauce.
  6. Cover and cook on medium-low for 1 hour.
  7. Add juice and cook on low for 20 more minutes.


Recipe from Taste of Home