Cabbage - a dish of European cuisine, consisting of minced meat with rice or buckwheat with boiled rice, and beautifully decorated in cabbage leaves. There are a lot of variations with stuffing. This dish is easy enough to prepare and even a beginner can cook. All over the world cabbage rolls have different names (dolma, tolma) and others. We will show you how delicious and, most importantly, correctly cook cabbage rolls.

Recipe homemade stuffed cabbage

We present the simplest and quickest recipe for cooking homemade cabbage rolls. You can serve as a main course.

  • head of white cabbage
  • 4 medium-sized onions
  • 0.6 kg of pork (preferably fatty)
  • 0.4 kg of beef
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 tbsp rice
  • 2 tbsp spicy tomato paste (you can add fresh tomatoes)
  • Bay leaf
  • vegetable oil
  • garlic
  • salt, pepper – to taste.

  1. Take the cabbage and rinse thoroughly with warm water. Order process went quickly and without significant losses, it is best to completely cut the stalk with a knife.
  2. After you put the cabbage in a saucepan with salted water and begin cooking. As soon as the leaves begin to depart, caught them with a fork (the liquid does not pour).
  3. While cooking cabbage, cook the rice. It should cook until soft.
  4. Meat mince, add onion and garlic.
  5. Add the rice, salt and pepper. Then mix thoroughly.
  6. Now it's time for gravy. Cut the remaining onions and carrots with straw.
  7. Fry until light Golden brown. Add tomato paste, seasonings and a quart of cabbage soup.
  8. Back to the leaves of cabbage. Too large leaves cut in half, cut out all the solid part of the Foundation.
  9. Small leaves do not cut, but only a few cut off the compaction points.
  10. Imposed on a single sheet one spoonful of meat.
  11. Wrap the pancake, but on one side of the envelope left open.
  12. Take a vessel with thick bottom. There remains finely chop the cabbage, pour the gravy. On top lay a layer of cabbage, pour the gravy.
  13. When the cabbage rolls over, they need to pour the remnants of the gravy. If not enough water (to cover the top layer of cabbage), you can add Kale (or other) broth. Simmer for 40 minutes. If you love to cabbage was soft, then it can be a little longer.
  14. Before serving, abundantly watered with sour cream. Bon appetit.

How to cook cabbage rolls?

To make the stuffed cabbage special, you must pay attention to the preparation of fillings and toppings. For cooking meat is not necessary to use the grinder, fairly finely chop. In cooked meat, you must add the sauteed vegetables and herbs. The need to use only fresh vegetables purchased specifically for this dish.

Leaves cabbage is better to cook several times, because the middle is cooked twice as long as its upper part. Cook for 1-2 minutes, no more, otherwise the leaves will dissolve and lose their appearance. Wrap the stuffed sheets better with tubes and a seam down, so that the minced meat does not separate.

You need to fry in butter. So there remains a pleasant aroma, and the crust turns out good. The sauce is simple: mix enough broth, ketchup, tomatoes, fried with onions, carrots, sour cream, laurel and favorite spices. Bake in the oven for an hour. This time is sufficient if cooking takes place at 180 ° C.

The indicator of mastery of the highest class is the recipe for preparation of cabbage rolls with translucent leaves. It's simple. It is necessary to cut out the stump correctly, cutting about 1/3. Then put the head in a saucepan with a cut upwards, pour boiling water and forget until it cools completely. It remains to get the softened leaves of cabbage and neatly divide.