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Raisin-Cabbage Rolls

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Raisin-Cabbage Rolls have done the rounds in the family for several years now. A little touch of sweetness, this a unique side dish. The ingredients of this dish come together in a unique and flavorful way. A little effort required, but the result will definitely be worth it!
  California seedless raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lean beef 1⁄2 Pound, ground
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Seasoned salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dill weed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cabbage leaves 8 Large
  Canned beef broth 10 1⁄2 Ounce
  Catsup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon

1) For the filling, in a bowl, mix together 1/2 cup raisins, beef, rice, onion, salt, dillweed, and 2 tablespoons water.
2) Add boiling water over the cabbage and allow to stand for 5 minutes. Drain.
3) Discard the thick stem at the base of the leaf.
4) Add the filling onto the center of the leaves.
5) Fold in the sides, roll and secure with wooden picks.
6) Place in a skillet with broth.
7) Place a lid over and allow to simmer for 30 to 40 minutes, till tender.
8) Remove rolls and keep warm.
9) To the pan drippings, add enough water to equal the liquid to 3/4 cup.
10) Add in the catsup.
11) Combine the vinegar, cornstarch, and the remaining raisins.
12) Add in the pan drippings.
13) Stir and cook till the liquid is clear.
14) Add over the cabbage rolls and heat for 5 minutes.

15) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 758 Calories from Fat 52

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.1%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 23.8 mg7.9%

Sodium 1161 mg48.4%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g53.1%

Dietary Fiber 47 g187.9%

Sugars 87.8 g

Protein 39 g78%

Vitamin A 38.4% Vitamin C 1104.3%

Calcium 77.3% Iron 62.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Raisin-Cabbage Rolls Recipe