Cabbage rolls in tomato sauce in a new way: a recipe for a hearty dish

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Juicy cabbage rolls in the oven. Source: Pixabay

Stuffed cabbage can be made with white cabbage and Chinese cabbage, and rice, minced meat, and Korean carrots can be used for the filling.

How to cook juicy cabbage rolls from cabbage

The cook shared a recipe for delicious cabbage rolls with tomato sauce and garlic on Instagram.

Cabbage rolls recipe


  • fresh or sauerkraut – medium head
  • rice – 300 g
  • minced pork – 500 g
  • onions – 3 pcs. medium
  • carrots – 2 pcs.
  • salt, ground black pepper – to taste
  • flakes of red, not hot pepper
  • smoked paprika – 1 tsp.
  • parsley, dill

For the sauce:

  • Italian tomatoes in their juice without peel – 1 can (400 g)
  • garlic – 2.3 cloves
  • salt – 1.5 tsp.
  • sugar – 1 tbsp.
  • ground black pepper – 1/3 tsp.

Method of preparation:

1. Sauce: grind everything with an immersion blender.

Sauce for stuffed cabbage rolls

2. Filling: rinse the rice, no need to cook. Lightly fry the chopped onions and carrots, and add to the rice. Then add the minced meat, spices, and herbs, and mix everything.

Filling for a dish

3. Prepare the cabbage: put the head of cabbage in boiling water and gradually separate the leaves. Cut off the hard part. If the cabbage is sauerkraut, you do not need to steam it.

Cabbage for stuffed cabbage

4. Form the cabbage rolls and place them tightly in a saucepan with leaves on the bottom. Pour the sauce, add water so that it covers the cabbage rolls, and cover with the remaining leaves. Put the pot on low heat and cook until tender (1.5 hours).

Ready-made stuffed cabbage rolls

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