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Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

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Stuffed Cabbage Leaves has a healthy taste. The Lemon juice gives the Stuffed Cabbage Leaves a tangy and bracing taste.
  Cabbage leaves 12
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lean hamburger 1 Pound
  Instant rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Mushroom stems and pieces 1 Can (10 oz) (with liquid)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Tomato sauce 1 Can (10 oz)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon

Cover and microwave cabbage leaves and 1/4 cup cold water in 3 quart microwavable casserole on high until limp, 4 to 5 minutes; drain.
Mix hamburger, rice, onion, mushrooms (with liquid), salt, garlic salt, pepper and 1/2 cup of the tomato sauce.
Place about 1/3 cup meat mixture at stem end of each cabbage leaf.
Roll leaf around meat mixture, tucking in sides.
Place cabbage rolls seam sides down in 3 quart casserole.
Mix remaining tomato sauce, the sugar and lemon juice.
Blend cornstarch and 1 tablespoon cold water; stir into tomato sauce mixture.
Pour over cabbage rolls.
Cover and microwave on high 7 minutes; turn casserole 1/4 turn.
Microwave until meat is done, 8 to 9 minutes.
Let stand 1 minute.
Remove cabbage rolls to platter.
Stir sauce in casserole with fork; pour over cabbage rolls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2869 Calories from Fat 345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.7%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5052.6 mg210.5%

Total Carbohydrates 498 g165.9%

Dietary Fiber 163.8 g655.1%

Sugars 224.3 g

Protein 191 g381.2%

Vitamin A 147.9% Vitamin C 3756.9%

Calcium 253.3% Iron 191.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves Recipe