Do you love your ethnic staples? I know my husband does! Not that golumpkis are bad but you can always make them better! So tonight I decided to add leannmeats and whole grains to the recipie.
This recipie makes 17 golumpkis
What you need:
- Large cabbage head
- 1 lb ground pork
- 1 lb 94% lean ground beef
- 1 lb 99% lean ground turkey
- 2 medium onions choppes
- 4 garlic cloves chopped
- 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
- 1/2 cup uncooked white rice
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 2 eggs slightly beaten
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cans tomato soup
- 2 cans tomato sauce
- 1 tbsp light brown sugar
Directions for cabbage
- Cut core out of the cabbage and steam for 20 min (it makes it easier to remove leaves without ripping)
- Blanch steamed leaves in salty water for about 3 minutes ubtil they are soft and playable
- Cut hard part of stem out
- Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a skillet
- Once oil is hot put in chopped onions and sauté
- Once onions are translucent add garlic and sauté for about 3 minute
- Meanwhile in two separate pots cook rice
- In pot one place white rice with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and simmer until cooked.
- In the second pot bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil and add brown rice. Put down to a simmer until cooked
- Add the sauted garlic and onions, cooked rice, and remainder of filling ingredients. Mix until combined but make sure to not to over mix.
Directions for sauce
- Mix all sauce ingredients together
Directions for putting all together
- Place 1/2 cup of mix in center of cabbage leaf. Fold up bottom then sides and roll forward
- Place a little bit of the sauce on the bottom of the baking dishe.
- Place rolled cabbage leaves in dish
- Then pour the remainder of the sauce evenly over the cabbage rolls.
- Cover and bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees.