Stuffed Cabbage Leaves
|Cabbage head||1 Large|
|Lean ground beef||1 Pound|
|Onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finley chopped|
|Raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Dry bread crumbs||2 Tablespoon|
|Spaghetti sauce||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Remove 12 outer leaves from cabbage.
Remove any tough center veins from the 12 leaves.
Cook half of the cabbage leaves in boiling water for 3 minutes to soften.
Drain on paper towels.
Repeat with remaining leaves.
Finely chop enough of the remaining cabbage to make 1/2 cup.
Reserve remaining cabbage for another use.
In a large skillet cook ground beef, onion, and the 1/2 cup chopped cabbage till meat is no longer pink and onion is tender.
Stir in raisins, bread crumbs, and 1/4 cup of the spaghetti sauce.
Spoon a scant 1/4 cup of the meat mixture onto each cabbage leaf; fold in sides.
Roll up leaf, forming a bundle.
Arrange rolls in a 12x7 1/2x2 inch baking dish.
For sauce, in a small bowl stir together the remaining spaghetti sauce and cinnamon.
Spoon over cabbage rolls.
Bake, covered, in a 350° oven for 20 to 25 minutes or till heated through.
Spoon sauce over rolls during baking and before serving.