Place cabbage leaves in a large microwavable bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of water and cover loosely with plastic wrap.
Microwave on HIGH for 4 to 5 minutes, or until leaves are softened but not fully cooked. Set aside.
In a large bowl beat egg with remaining water. Add beef, rice, onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Do not overmix or stuffing will become firm after cooking.
Spoon 1/2 cup of the meat mixture onto the center of each cabbage leaf. Fold the sides and end of the leaf over the filling and roll up tightly.
Transfer each roll, seam-side down, to a 11×7-inch baking dish. Top with pasta sauce. Cover with foil.
Bake for 45 minutes, or until meat is cooked through and cabbage is tender. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with parsley.
Roll It Up
These cabbage rolls are filled with hearty white rice and ground beef seasoned with onion and garlic and can make dinner feel new and fun! Oven-baked, this dish has an ideal balance of savoury flavours that even the pickiest of eaters will love.
Originally hailing from Eastern Europe, they are perfect for a tasty and comforting meal. If you want to add some mashed potatoes or a dollop of sour cream, we are sure there will be no protests.
This recipe is a perfect starting point if you’re new to using cabbage.
Put the cabbage on a cutting board stem side up.
Poke a fork firmly into the centre of the core so you can safely hold the cabbage into place while you cut out the core.
Use a good sharp knife and cut in a circular pattern with the knife point tilted in toward the stem a bit and the handle tilted outward so when you cut out the core.
Try pulling the core out with the fork.
Discard the stem and core.
At Minute Rice®, we strive to offer quick, simple and delicious recipes. Many recipes also provide creative ways to include more vegetables in your diet. Be sure to check out our recipe section and enjoy!
Try our classic Classic Stuffed Peppers made with ground beef, onions, tomato sauce, salad dressing, bell peppers, and white rice, and you will have a delicious meal in no time.