These are cabbage rolls from Slovakia. If you need to make a meal from another country for a pot luck, try this. The ingredients are at your local grocery store.
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This recipe looks great to serve at an international pot luck or anytime you want to introduce foods from different lands to your family. Have fun and Happy Cooking!
- Step 1
To prepare cabbage, Cut deeply around core of a 3 1/2 pound head of cabbage to loosen leaves.
- Step 2
Boil head of cabbage for about 5 minutes. Take the leaves apart and set aside.
- Step 3
Saute 1 chopped onion in 1 T. shortening.
- Step 4
Place 2 lbs. ground chuck in a mixing bowl and mix in sauteed onions.
- Step 5
MEAT FILLING: Parboil 1 C rice and add to the meat mixture. Add 1 T. salt, 1/2 t. ground black pepper, and 1 large egg to the meat mixture and mix well.
- Step 6
Place tablespoonfuls of meat mixture in center of each cabbage leaf.
- Step 7
Roll up filled leaf and tuck in sides.
- Step 8
Place unused cabbage leaves in bottom of large 8 to 10 quart saucepan. Place cabbage rolls side by side, layer by layer, in saucepan.
- Step 9
Pour 1 can tomato soup over cabbage rolls and add some water to cover rolls.
- Step 10
Simmer in covered saucepan for 1 1/2 hours. Add water if necessary. Stir rolls gently with spatula to make sure they don’t stick to bottom of pan. Serve.
- Step 11
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