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Ukrainian Cabbage Rolls

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  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Rice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), uncooked
  Egg 1
  Onion 1 , grated
  Carrot 1 , grated
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cabbage leaves 12
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a large bowl, combine meat, rice, and egg.
Stir in onion, carrot, and salt.
Set aside.
In a saucepan, cover cabbage leaves with boiling water.
Boil for 2 to 3 minutes; drain.
Place a ball of the meat-and-rice mixture in the centre of each cabbage leaf and roll up the leaf.
Tuck in the ends securely.
In a heavy frying pan with a tight-fitting lid, set rolls close together.
Add lemon juice, brown sugar, tomato sauce, and raisins.
Pour in enough water to cover the cabbage rolls.
Cover tightly and cook over moderate heat for 30 minutes.
Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes more.
Place frying pan in a 350°F oven and bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes, or until rolls are brown.
Turn cabbage rolls once to brown evenly.
Add hot water while baking if liquid evaporates.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4209 Calories from Fat 1191

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 133 g204.4%

Saturated Fat 47.9 g239.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 531.5 mg177.2%

Sodium 2051.3 mg85.5%

Total Carbohydrates 673 g224.2%

Dietary Fiber 165.2 g660.7%

Sugars 421.7 g

Protein 173 g346.7%

Vitamin A 352.1% Vitamin C 3789.1%

Calcium 261.9% Iron 217.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ukrainian Cabbage Rolls Recipe