Stuffed Cabbage


This recipe is similar to Stuffed Bell Peppers and Stuffed Tomatoes. The main difference is the vegetable that wraps the meat. Yet, because of the unique taste of those vegetables, each dish ends up being quite different from the others. Stuffed cabbage is very popular in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

You can do the same thing with lettuce, bok choy or any other edible large-leaf vegetable.


This is what you need for 3 servings
2 rolls each + leftovers for meatballs

  • 1 large green cabbage
  • 1 lb. ground meat beef + pork mix
    or your favorite sausage meat
  •  2 lbs. tomatoes or 1 qt. tomato sauce
  • 2 cups onion / bell pepper mix
  • 1 cup long grain rice, cooked
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • S&P
  •  condiments as desired (e.g. hot sauce, …)
  • ½ bunch fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1-2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
Pic1: stuffed cabbage, tomato sauce


Pic2: mix
Pic3: steam
Pic4: peel


Pic5: wrap
Pic6: cook
Pic7: serve