Ukrainian cabbage rolls (Ukraine)
- 500 g beef or pork
- 100 g rice
- 2 large onions
- 1 head cabbage
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3–4 cloves garlic
- 2 sprigs parsley
Blanche the cabbage leaves in salt water for a few minutes. When the cabbage has cooled down, separate the leaves and remove larger veins.
Thinly slice the meat, pound it, and mix it with raw rice, tomato paste, chopped onions, pressed garlic, and chopped parsley. Season with salt and pepper
Put the filling onto the cabbage leaves and roll them up. Arrange the cabbage rolls closely next to each other. Carefully pour boiling water over them. Add salt and fat and let them simmer on the cooking hob for approximately 90 minutes.
Add tomato paste combined with sour cream. Place the open pot into a hot oven for 30 minutes.
This is an automatic programme. When you set quantity, the oven automatically sets other parametres: heater, temperature, cooking time.