Traditional Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage rolls made the most traditional way, grandmother’s way, they are to-die-for. This recipe is the epitome of Ukrainian comfort food. Enjoy!


large cabbage head ground meat white rice medium onion large carrots olive oil salt pepper tomato sauce sour cream large onion

Boil rice in a pot of salted water until it's cooked. Saute grated carrots and thinly cut onions with olive oil.


Cool rice and carrots with onion, combine them together with the meat in a large bowl, add greens and spices, and mix well.


Bring 1 gallon water to boil in a large deep pan, and place the cabbage in the pan. Boil for 2-3 minutes, cut and takeout the upper cabbage leaves, trying to keep them from braking. Repeat until the cabbage leaves are too small. Let the leaves cool.


Cut out the hard part of the cabbage leaves by slicing each piece into two and removing the middle of the leaf.


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