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Kay's Cabbage Rolls

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Ingredients
  Cabbage head 1 Large
  Extra lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Converted rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Chopped fresh tomatoes 2
  Green pepper To Taste, cored and chopped
  Celery stalk 1⁄2 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomato juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Carefully peel 8 large outer leaves of cabbage, trying to keep them uncut.
2) Chop the remaining cabbage.
3) In a large saucepan, bring about 2 inches of water to a boil
4) Put in the cabbage leaves, cover, and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
5) Using perforated ladle remove the leaves from water.
6) Cut of the thick veins, and arrange on a clean working table.

MAKING
7) In a bowl, put together beef, rice, onion, tomatoes, green pepper, celery, garlic, salt, pepper and thyme.
8) Put 1/8 of this mixture in the center of each cabbage leaf.
9) Fold the sides in toward the center and roll tightly.
10) Place the chopped cabbage in the bottom of the slow cooker.
11) Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
12) Arrange the cabbage rolls on top of chopped cabbage.
13) Spoon the tomato juice over cabbage rolls.
14) Put the lid on and cook on low 6 to 8 hours.

SERVING
15) Carefully remove rolls and serve on the bed of cabbage and juice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Cabbage
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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