Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 Cabbage head

  2. 1 1/2 teaspoons 7 1/2ml Salt

  3. 1 cup 62g / 2 1/5oz Leftover meat - ground

  4. 1/2 lb 227g / 8oz Sausage meat

  5. 1/4 teaspoon 1 1/3ml Pepper

  6. 1 tablespoon 15ml Chopped parsley

  7. 3 Salt pork

  8. 1 Carrot - sliced

  9. 1 Onion - sliced (medium)

  10. 2 cups 474ml Consomme

  11. 1 teaspoon 5ml Arrowroot - dissolved in water

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Wash and trim cabbage. Remove as much as possible of the hard core. Place cabbage in large saucepan and cover with cold water. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Bring slowly to boil. Let boil for 2 minutes. Drain in a colander in order to keep the cabbage intact.

  2. In mixing bowl, combine leftover meat, sausage meat, remaining salt, pepper, and parsley. Mix well.

  3. Place cabbage in a bowl, leaves up. Carefully remove core, leaving bottom of cabbage. Stuff cavity with part of meat mixture. Carefully open leaves and stuff between leaves with meat mixture. Wrap stuffed cabbage in slices of salt pork. Tie with a string.

  4. In heavy saucepan, large enough to hold cabbage, place carrot and onion. Add cabbage. Add consomme. Bring to boil. Cover and simmer gently for 3 hours.

  5. For serving: Remove cabbage from pan and drain. Place on heated serving dish and keep warm.

  6. Bring to boil cooking liquid and continue boiling for 15 minutes, or until liquid is reduced to 1 cup. Add arrowroot dissolved in water, and continue boiling for a few seconds, until liquid thickens. Pour over cabbage. Serve hot.


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