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Gus's Cabbage Rolls

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  Cabbage 1
  Beef 1 Pound, ground
  Pork 1⁄2 Pound, ground
  Rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), cooked
  Egg 1
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1)In a 3-quart casserole, core and place the cabbage head.
2) Pour in the boiling water to cover 1/4 bottom of the cabbage.
3) Cover and cook in the microwave for 11 to 12 minutes.
4) Slightly cool the cabbage, detach 6 to 8 large outside leaves and remove the tough core from each leaf.
5) In a bowl, add the ground beef, pork, rice, egg, thyme, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper together, toss lightly to mix.
6) Spoon the mixture over the cabbage leaves and wrap the leaves tightly around the mixture.
7) In a 3-quart casserole, place the rolls over a few cabbage leaves and cover with the rest.
8) Dot with the butter and pour about 1 1/2 cups boiling water.
9) Cover and cook in the microwave for about 50 minutes or until meat is cooked and rolls are tender.
10) Remove, cover and allow to stand for 10 minutes, then discard the loose cabbage leaves.

11) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 575 Calories from Fat 257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.3%

Saturated Fat 13.6 g67.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 190.8 mg63.6%

Sodium 1591.5 mg66.3%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 42 g83.3%

Vitamin A 18.2% Vitamin C 88.6%

Calcium 9.1% Iron 24.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gus's Cabbage Rolls Recipe