Turkey Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 207.3
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 106.3 mg
  • Sodium: 237.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 21.2 g

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This is an Eastern European classic. This is an Eastern European classic.
Number of Servings: 4


    8 large cabbage leaves
    12 oz uncooked ground turkey breast
    1/2 cup diced onion
    1/2 cup cooked brown rice
    1 large egg
    1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
    1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon of pepper
    28 oz can or no salt tomatoes, diced
    1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth


Remove 8 outer leaves. Place in large pot. Cover with water. Boil until leaves are pliable. Drain. When cool, cut the thick vein out at the bottom.
2. In a bowl, combine turkey, onion, rice, egg, garlic, cinnamon, pepper and mix well.
3. Place a small amount of mixture in the center of each leaf. Fold the sides of the leaves in and then roll up tightly from one end to the other, making sure filling is fully covered by leaf.
4. Pour a small amount of tomatoes into stock pot so the thin layer covers bottom of pot Place cabbage rolls in the pot, packing them tightly to prevent opening during cooking. Pour in remaining tomatoes and broth. Set pot over Medium-High heat and simmer. Reduce heat to low, cover pot, simer 45 more minutes. Remove from heat and serve. Yields 2 stuffed leaves and 1/4 c sauce per serving.

Serving Size: 4 servings of two stuffed cabbage leaves and 1/4 c sauce

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SPBETTERWAY.