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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 210.8
  • Total Fat: 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 74.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,137.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 15.4 g

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Pigs In A Blanket (Stuffed Cabbage)

Submitted by: LEGAMIX49


Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    Egg, fresh, 3 large
    Cinnamon, ground, 1 tbsp
    Pepper, black, 1 tbsp
    Salt, 2 tbsp
    Salt, 1 tsp
    Cabbage, fresh, 1 head, large (about 7" dia)
    Tomato Sauce, 4 cup or two large cans if you want it more tomato flavor.
    Ground beef, extra lean, 3 lbs.
    Brown Rice, long grain, 3/4 cup

    For sauce:
    Tomato sauce
    salt and pepper to taste

Tips

This is a family recipe handed down from my husbands grandma. She and his mom were excellent cooks. Enjoy.


Directions

Core cabbage, then steam cabbage in large pan removing leaves to cool with tongs.
In a large bowl mix eggs, rice and seasonings well, then add meat mixing well. Form into meat ball and set aside.
Take cooled leaves placing meat on the edge of leaf. Roll, folding in the sides as you go. In roaster put sauce, 1.5 tea. salt and pepper then place rolled meatballs. Repeat this till complete.
If you have any cabbage left place leaves over the rolls to cover top and chunk up any leftover pieces in the pan.
Cabbage doesn't freeze well but the meatballs do. I you want you could freeze half of the meatballs for another time, which we do, then steam enough leaves in the future when you want to make more.
Cover the rolls with tomato sauce and extra water you cooked the cabbage in then bake for for 1 1/2 hours or until rice is done in 350 degrees Enjoy!






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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    mmmmmmmmm goood!! we added more tomato sauce as well as water, and baked this at 350. The rice, since the recipe doesn't say what to do with it, we thought would be great mixed into the meatballs. We were right! A GREAT comfort meal without many calories, considering it can be an all-in-one dish! - 10/5/10

    Reply from LEGAMIX49 (1/2/12)
    Thanks for commenting and letting me know what I forgot to include in the recipe. I have updated it, so please try it again. This is a family must have when someone is coming and you just want something ready when they get there. Enjoy and happy sparking. Leah


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  • sorry but where do you put with the rice? mix it with the meat mixture mayge. - 11/3/11

    Reply from LEGAMIX49 (1/2/12)
    I am sorry for the exclusion. I have updated it for you, so please try it again. Our family just loves this recipe and it is a must have when we get together or someone is coming and you just want it ready when they get there. Enjoy and please get back to me when you do. Leah


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  • That's a lot of cabbage rolls! Do they freeze and reheat well? - 5/29/11

    Reply from LEGAMIX49 (1/2/12)
    The meatballs do but the cabbage doesn't. What I do is bag up the extra meatballs before I cook them and freeze them. Then, I steam just enough leaves to roll up the meatballs and cook when I want them. I am sorry it took so long to get back to you. I haven't watched my recipe memos. Enjoy, Leah


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