Stuffed cabbage is a very favorite dish of us. Know online more than 400 recipes. But I want to access some of the nuances, I collected them for many years and today I share with you.
|Cooking time 120 minutes||Number of servings -|
Often, that analysis of head on the sheets is of concern to us, is not always possible to obtain whole leaves.
I always freeze plugs cabbage - caveat No. 1.
For a full freeze requires at least a day.
Also you must get the head out of the freezer and allow to completely melt. It is convenient to do at night.
The recipe is given without considering this time.
To prepare the stuffing.
To do this, washed and drained meat grind in a meat grinder with a large grille.
Peel the onion and chop finely. Put it to the meat.
Add salt and 2 tbsp of tomato sauce (caveat No. 2), namely tomato sauce will give juiciness inside the cabbage rolls.
Pre-cook rice. I use the KUBAN rice round grain from TM Mistral.
Add the cooked (caveat No. 3) the rice in the stuffing.
Greens to wash, chop, stir in the minced meat.
Frozen head can be easily disassembled into the leaves, almost to stumps.
Cut away the thickening of the stalk.
I cook large cabbage rolls, each from a single sheet.
If desired, the sheet cut in half.
On the broad base of the sheet, place 1.5 tbsp of minced meat.
To close the sides of the envelope and twist roll.
In this way, the cabbage rolls can be frozen and used later as a semi-finished product.
Goes 14 PCs..
For cooking from cabbage rolls to put on the grill or in a colander to glass excess fluid.
In a pan, fry cabbage in vegetable oil, couple minutes on each side, until pink.
To make the sauce.
Mushrooms grind in a meat grinder ( using a large grid) + sour cream + tomato sauce + sugar. Mix well, season with salt to taste.
At the bottom of the casserole put cabbage leaf, it will prevent burning of cabbage. On it place a layer of fried cabbage.
Pour half of the sauce.
Again a layer of cabbage and the remaining sauce.
Pour boiling water to complete immersion, and boil.
Reduce the heat to minimum and simmer for 1 hour.
At the end of straightening to salt, to Your taste.