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Cabbage Rolls with sour cream on top on a plate

Cabbage Rolls

Course Main Course, Meats
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword cabbage rolls, traditional cabbage rolls
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 10 People
Calories 213kcal


  • 1 large Green Cabbage
  • 6 cup Cooked White Rice
  • 4 Large Onions thinly diced
  • 5 large Carrots grated
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper (or other seasoning) to taste


  • Saute carrots and onions with olive oil, until golden brown. Take 1/4 of the sauted mixture and set it a side. 
    Carrots and onions in a sauté pan
  • Combine the rest of it with cooked rice, season and set it a side.
    Sautéed carrots and onions being combined with white rice in a bowl
  • Defrosted cabbage, remove leaves from cabbage head. 
    A full cabbage head in a bowl with the leaves being taken off the head
  •  Cut out the hard part of the lettuce leaves.
    A cabbage leaf cut in half and the hard center being cut out
  • Place the lettuce leaf in your hand, add filling.
    Lettuce leaf in a hand with filling placed in the center
  • Fold over lettuce into a roll. 
    Cabbage leaf with filling rolled into a roll
  • Push the top of the pocket into the filling.
    Cabbage Roll end being pushed in
  • Place the rolls really tight, right next to each other, in a baking dish (ceramic dish or iron dutch oven). Cover the top of the cabbage rolls with sauted onions and carrots (once you set a side).
    Cabbage Rolls packed tightly in a ceramic pot
  • Bake at 350F, 30-45 minutes.
    Cabbage Rolls in a row on a plate


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 349mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5184IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg