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Simple Chou Farci

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Ingredients
  Green cabbage 1 Large
For stuffing
  Lean pork 8 Ounce, cut in pieces and browned (225 Gram)
  Lean pork back fat 8 Ounce, cut in pieces and browned (225 Gram)
  Eggs 2
  Mixed fresh herbs/Dried herbs 2 Teaspoon
  Mixed herbs 2 Teaspoon (Fresh / Dried)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1 Handful)
Directions

MAKING
1 Clean the green cabbage throughly.
2 In a pan add water along with salt and blanch the cabbage for 8 minutes.
3 In a bowl, mix the stuffing ingredients together.
4 Rinse the blanched cabbage in cold water and remove the outer leaves.
5 Cut out the ribbed stem from these leaves and spread them flat on a thin, damp teatowel.
6 Place the prepared stuffing in the centre of the cabbage leaves and then place the cabbage heart on to the stuffing before covering with more stuffing.
7 Again place the cabbage leaves to reform the cabbage shape.
8 Tie firmly by pulling the ends of the cloth together.
9 Poach the cabbage in the cooking pot with the hen 1/2 hour after cooking has started.

SERVING
10 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Method: 
Poached
Ingredient: 
Cabbage
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 254 Calories from Fat 80

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 182.8 mg60.9%

Sodium 258.1 mg10.8%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 30 g59.1%

Vitamin A 9.9% Vitamin C 140.4%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 15.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Simple Chou Farci Recipe