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Cabbage Rolls

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Makes: 16 cabbage rolls 
Calories 122 kcal


  • 1 head of cabbage
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 onion grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup brown rice cooked


  • 1 19 fl oz can crushed tomatoes
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried parsley


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.  Separate cabbage leaves and cut off tough end. In a pot of boiling water, add cabbage leaves one at a time and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, egg, onion, garlic, salt, black pepper, chili powder, and brown rice.
  • Place about 1/4 cup of the beef mixture onto the centre of a cabbage leave. Roll up (like a burrito!), ensuring the ends are tucked in.  Repeat with all cabbage leaves and place in a clear 9x11 baking dish.
  • In a bowl, mix crushed tomatoes, salt, black pepper, chili powder, and dried parsley.
  • Top cabbage rolls with tomato sauce mixture and cover baking dish with foil.  Bake for 45 minutes.  Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.


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Calories: 122kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 8gFat: 5gFiber: 3g
Course: Lunch/Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American Inspired
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