Poor Man's Stuffed Cabbage

Simple way to make stuffed cabbage without having to stuff the cabbage

Poor Man's Stuffed Cabbage

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  • 1.5

    pound ground pork

  • 1.5

    pound ground beef

  • 1

    large diced onion

  • 2

    stalks diced celery

  • 4

    cloves diced garlic

  • 2

    tablespoons oil or bacon fat

  • 3

    pound head of cabbage

  • 1.5

    cups of tomato sauce

  • 2

    cups cooked white rice

  • salt

  • pepper


Heat oven to 350 degrees Par boil, then shred cabbage. Save large cabbage leaves to line deep baking dish Brown together the pork and beef. Do not drain fat Saute in oil or bacon fat the onion, celery and garlic Mix above ingredients together in a large mixing bowl Season with salt and pepper Add tomato sauce until moist Pour mixture nto cabbage leaf lined baking dish. Cover with remaining large cabbage leaves. Cover with foil. Bake for 2 hours


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