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Stuffed Cabbage Leaves


Old Bulgarian recipe kept hundreds of years

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  • 1 head cabbage
  • 1/2 kg minced meat
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tsp celery
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 70mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Prepare stuffing as fry the onion (1/2 head) in a little oil until golden. Add grated carrot (1 pc) and he is preparing for a few minutes. Then, the minced meat was added (1/2 kg) and crushed with a fork until the dividing into small pieces.

Step 2

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves - Step 2

After 3-4 minutes add the rice (1 cup) and water, and season with salt and dried celery. Kotlonat reduced and allow the water to be absorbed by the rice. Once the water is absorbed, the filling is removed from the heat and leave to cool.

Step 3

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves - Step 3

In each sheet of sauerkraut put 3-4 tablespoons of the filling and leaves turn a sarma. They are arranged in a tray and pour a glass of water. Add 2-3 tablespoons of oil. Stuffed cabbage bake for about 50 minutes in the oven until the water evaporates.

Portion -499 g
Calories 626 cal 31%
Calories from fat 306 cal 57%

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  • 1 onion
  • 5 - 6 thick rashers bacon
  • 1/2 lb sausage meat
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 2 bell peppers, diced
  • Salt
  • 1 cabbage head


  1. Fry the bacon in a skillet, then add onion, and meat.
  2. Add tomato paste, bell peppers, garlic and salt, and simmer till cooked through
  3. Boil 1 whole cabbage head in salted water till tender
  4. Spoon mixture into individual cabbage leaves, and fold carefully to form little rolls
  5. Serve with any remaining mixture
  6. Enjoy!

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