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Microwaved Cabbage Rolls

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  Cabbage leaves 12
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon

Frozen cabbage is easiest to use.
Freeze whole heads in the fall and let head thaw until you can remove just the number of leaves you need at one time.
Return remainder of head to freezer.
As leaves thaw they will wilt enough to be able to use without cooking.
Cut heavy rib out to make rolling easier.
In mixing bowl, combine egg, milk, onion, salt, pepper, beef and rice.
Place 1/4 cup (50 mL) filling on centre of each leaf and roll.
Place rolls in 9" x 13" (3 L) microproof baking dish.
Combine tomato sauce, sugar, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and cornstarch and pour over rolls.
Cover with plastic wrap and cook on HIGH for 20 minutes.
Reduce power level if sauce begins to boil over.
Rearrange rolls once so those in centre are moved to outside for more even cooking.
Let stand at least 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 593 Calories from Fat 200

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.3%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 89.5 mg29.8%

Sodium 588 mg24.5%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g27%

Dietary Fiber 26.3 g105.3%

Sugars 38.8 g

Protein 28 g56.9%

Vitamin A 24.9% Vitamin C 625.1%

Calcium 43.1% Iron 35.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwaved Cabbage Rolls Recipe