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Cabbage Rolls With Poppy Seed Noodles

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  Cabbage leaves 8 Large
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Extra lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Cooked brown rice/White rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg/1/4 cup fat-free egg substitute 1
  Tomato sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Molasses 2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Broad noodles 8 Ounce (4 Cups)
  Poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Margarine/Butter 1 Teaspoon

Use a sharp knife to remove the hard center rib from each cabbage leaf.
Place the leaves in a 7" X 11" baking dish.
Sprinkle with the water.
Cover with wax paper and microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the leaves are pliable.
In a large bowl, combine the beef, rice, onions, and egg.
Shape the mixture into eight small loaves.
Overlap the cut edges of each cabbage leaf and place one loaf at the base of each leaf.
Fold in the sides and roll up to enclose the filling.
Place the rolls, seam-side down, around the outer edges of the baking dish, keeping the center open.
In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, molasses, basil, and oregano.
Pour over the rolls and cover with wax paper.
Microwave on high for 8 minutes.
Baste the rolls with the sauce and microwave on high for 7 to 9 minutes.
While the rolls are cooking, cook the noodles in a large pot of boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until just tender.
Drain and place on a platter.
Toss with the poppy seeds and margarine or butter.
Top with the cabbage rolls and sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3911 Calories from Fat 423

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74%

Saturated Fat 16.1 g80.7%

Trans Fat 1.5 g

Cholesterol 492.7 mg164.2%

Sodium 1958.8 mg81.6%

Total Carbohydrates 697 g232.5%

Dietary Fiber 200.5 g802.2%

Sugars 276.1 g

Protein 239 g478%

Vitamin A 208.8% Vitamin C 4506.8%

Calcium 337.1% Iron 302.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cabbage Rolls With Poppy Seed Noodles Recipe