This is a great recipe for those who like stuffed cabbage but are intimidated by the traditional recipe. Not Stuffed Cabbage whips up quickly and passed the family taste test!!
Makes 4 Servings
Prep 15 minutes
Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes
Cook 23 minutes
1 lb lean ground beef
2 tbsp dried onion flakes
1 tbsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp ground allspice – I used 1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1 lb cabbage, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
1/3 c. raisins – can be omitted if you don’t like raisins!
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp onion flakes
3 cups cooked rice of choice
Heat oven to 350 degree F. Coat a rimmed baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Meatballs. In a bowl, combine ground beef, onion flakes, parsley, allspice, salt and pepper.
Form into 28 meatballs, using about 1 tablespoon of mixture each.
Place on prepared baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
Sauce. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add cabbage, salt and pepper.
Simmer over medium-high heat 8 minutes, stirring often.
Stir in tomatoes, raisins, sugar and onion flakes.
Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered 10 minutes.
Add meatballs and simmer 5 minutes.
Serve meatballs and sauce over rice.
Garlic Roasted Asparagus is a great side dish!
This recipe is from Family Circle November 2011 issue.