Tomato Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Golabky)

Ingredients

  • 1 large cabbage
  • 28 oz. tomatoes, seeded & diced
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 1 large onion, chopped small 1/3 cup uncooked rice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 8 gingersnaps

Sauce

  • 8oz. tomato sauce
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • juice of ½ lemon

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg.
  2. Boil cabbage-peeling off leaves as they soften.
  3. Mix all ingredients except sauce ingredients.
  4. Stuff & roll cabbage, tucking in the sides first.
  5. Place in single layer in large baking dish, pour sauce over rolls.
  6. Top with crumbled ginger snaps.
  7. Bake 1.5 hrs., covered except for last ½ hour.

**Tip – You can make a vegetarian version by substituting another ½ cup rice instead of the meat, plus 12 oz. of mushrooms chopped & sautéed in butter first.

Serves: 8-10

Credit: Mom Helen Keller