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French Stuffed Cabbage

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  Green cabbage 1 Medium
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Minced onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Pork sausage meat 1⁄4 Pound
  Chopped cooked lamb 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Fresh bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Carrot 1 , sliced
  Onion 1 , thinly sliced
  Bacon slices 2
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can)

In large saucepan, in boiling salted water to cover, simmer whole cabbage 5 minutes.
Plunge into cold water; drain well.
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Make stuffing: In small skillet over medium heat, in butter, cook onion until tender.
In medium bowl, beat egg; add sausage, lamb, rice, cooked onion, garlic, crumbs, salt and pepper; mix thoroughly; set aside.
In deep 3-quart casserole, arrange carrot and onion slices in layer.
Place 2 20-inch lengths of string crisscross on top of vegetables.
Set cabbage, stem end down, on top of string.
With knife, from center of cabbage, cut out 3-inch round core to about 2 inches from bottom; fill cavity with stuffing.
Lay bacon across top of cabbage.
With string, tie cabbage head firmly, pulling leaves up over stuffing.
Pour tomatoes around cabbage.
Cover and bake 1 1/2 hours.
Remove string; cut in wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1483 Calories from Fat 480

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83%

Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 328.8 mg109.6%

Sodium 3406.4 mg141.9%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.6%

Dietary Fiber 31.6 g126.2%

Sugars 27.9 g

Protein 55 g109.7%

Vitamin A 666.4% Vitamin C 549.4%

Calcium 112.5% Iron 91.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Stuffed Cabbage Recipe