Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 md Head cabbage

  2. 1/2 ts Pepper

  3. 1 ts Salt

  4. 2 tb Chopped fresh parsley

  5. 1 lb Ground turkey

  6. 1/2 c Long grain rice, cooked

  7. 2 c Beef broth

  8. 1 cn Crushed tomatoes (16-oz.)

  9. 1/4 ts Cayenne pepper

  10. 1 tb Hungarian paprika

  11. 1/4 c All-purpose flour

  12. 2 Garlic cloves, minced

  13. 1 c Finely chopped onion

  14. 3 Bacon strips, diced

  15. 1 cn Sauerkraut, divided (16-oz)

  16. 1 Egg, beaten

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Prepare cabbage leaves: Remove core from head of cabbage.

  2. Place in a large saucepan and cover with water.

  3. Bring to a boil; boil until outer leaves loosen from head.

  4. Lift out cabbage; remove softened leaves.

  5. Return to boiling water to soften more leaves.

  6. Repeat until all leaves are removed.

  7. Remove tough center stalk from each leaf.

  8. Set aside 12 large leaves for rolls; reserve the balance to use as the recipe directs.

  9. Spoon half the sauerkraut into the bottom of a Dutch oven; set aside.

  10. In a heavy saucepan, fry bacon until crisp.

  11. Remove to paper towels.

  12. In drippings, saute onion and garlic until tender.

  13. Remove half to a bowl to cool.

  14. To remaining onion mixture, add flour, paprika and cayenne pepper.

  15. Cook and stir for 1 1/2 minutes.

  16. Stir in tomatoes and broth; bring to a boil.

  17. Remove from the heat and set aside.

  18. To cooled onion mixture, add rice, turkey, parsley, salt, pepper, egg and bacon; mix well.

  19. Place about 3-4 tablespoons on each cabbage leaf.

  20. Roll up, tucking in sides.

  21. Place rolls, seam side down, on sauerkraut in Dutch oven.

  22. Cover with remaining sauerkraut.

  23. Chop remaining cabbage leaves; place over sauerkraut.

  24. Pour tomato mixture over all; adding water to cover if necessary.

  25. Cover and bake at 325 for about 2 hours.


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