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Why cabbage rolls turn out dry and bland: don't make these mistakes

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
How to cook juicy cabbage rolls. Source: redonline.co.uk

Cabbage rolls are a very satisfying dish made of cabbage and meat. They are often prepared for celebrations or just for every day. But it is not always possible to make a really good dish.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you how to cook cabbage rolls so that they are not dry and turn out to be quite tasty. Pay attention to the following nuances.

Do not wrap minced meat in raw cabbage

Why cabbage rolls turn out dry and bland: don't make these mistakes

If you use raw cabbage for cabbage rolls, you simply won't be able to wrap it and all the filling will fall out. Be sure to steam the vegetable, removing the top hard leaves.

Choose right meat

Why cabbage rolls turn out dry and bland: don't make these mistakes

Not every meat is suitable for cabbage rolls. It is best to choose pork: then the filling will be really juicy. Chicken or beef is better to avoid.

Do not add completely raw rice

Why cabbage rolls turn out dry and bland: don't make these mistakes

If you add raw rice to the minced meat, it will absorb all the moisture and the cabbage rolls will be dry. So be sure to boil the cereal until half cooked.

Why cabbage rolls turn out dry and bland: don't make these mistakes

Do not forgest about roast

Roasting vegetables greatly affects the taste of cabbage rolls. It is this addition that makes the dish very juicy. And it's best to use sour cream rather than tomato sauce. Also, add spices.

Why cabbage rolls turn out dry and bland: don't make these mistakes

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