Add 2 bay leaves. Heat 3 tablespoons butter or lard and 3 tablespoons oil in a large skillet or Dutch oven and add onion. In a large bowl combine beef, pork, parsley, onions, carrots, rice, salt and pepper. My whole family loved this recipe and the borscht recipe too! Also, try searching cabbage in the search bar. Best, Julia. Get weekly updates on new recipes, exclusive giveaways plus behind the scenes photos. Sure enough, I froze it for a couple of days, then defrosted it and the leaves were very easy to separate and  perfect for rolling! Required fields are marked *. . I’m making these now, they’re in the oven as I type! This is a special pickled cabbage recipe, similar to the popular "Russian Sauerkraut". It may simply be a quirky temperamental thermostat. Thank you for your kind comment. Thank you! Could not include rice just use more meat? Summer cabbage and winter cabbage. And cabbage mixture and set the heat to medium. Home » Recipes » Dinner » Beef » Russian Cabbage Rolls Golubtsi (Authentic Recipe), Published April 20, 2020 | Julia Frey (Vikalinka). This is some good stuff! A keeper! Minced meat, rice and chopped onions make the filling for the cabbage leaves. He actually makes “Mmmm” sounds while he’s eating it! Dear Vikalinka, thank you for the cabbage roll recipe. It might be a little fiddly but not difficult at all. It also adds more texture to this dish and is a dream to work with as the leaves separate much easier. Put the rolls nicely in the pot, you can add whole garlic cloves in between. I think it will simplify things even more to core the cabbage in advance of freezing. 7. I’ve commented on these before but I must do it again. 6. click here for a photo: http://friendseat-images.s3.amazonaws.com/2010/12/kutia.jpg. We just finished up the leftovers which he sautéed up while I studied for pharmacology. I am in a book club and when we read books based in other countries we make their food. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes, turning … Yum! Delicious! Add cabbage, bouillon and caraway seeds. That was my favorite! This search takes into account your taste preferences. Thank you Vikalinka! This was a snap,no mess no burned fingers. Saute onions and carrots for 5 min, mixing frequently. Every dish I’ve made from your blog has been unbelievable! I am so happy to hear it, Roxanne. Cover and cook cabbage for 35-40 min, stirring every 15 min. Remove cover and stir. Can I use minute rice uncooked instead of long grain cooked rice.???? They tasted like happiness. Great recipie my 3rd time using it and love love love! I got the urge to make them after visiting a local russian restaurant. The meat was still pink and inedible. When you place the cabbage in the freezer do you put it in aziploc? Add the butter to a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. I'm Natasha Kravchuk. Set aside. I usually freeze them after I cook them but I rarely do that anymore, my 9 year-old eats like a teenager! Do you think replacing the rice with cauliflower rice would work? Grease a 9-inch square casserole dish. I love kota, I look forward to it every Ukrainian Christmas/celebration! Russian Cabbage Soup Recipes 5,689 Recipes. Let stand for 1 hour and simmer covered for 3 hours. This was truly effortless thank you so much for sharing. Russian Cabbage Soup (Shchi) nifty recipes. Thank you Lina! Put a lid on and cook for 10 minutes or more until it’s soft. Brown adds some nice color to the dish so I prefer it, but I think it would work with white sugar if you don’t have brown. My only guess is maybe the oven was on a wrong setting and the meat was not actually cooking or it was just pink but not raw. I was born in Ukraine and ever since I can remember it’s been a family tradition to make kutia for Christmas Eve dinner. . Thanks for sharing! I’m american and we met when I was a missionary in Ukraine. If you use a processed meat (generally the pork) with nitrate in it the meat will be cooked, but not brown. […], […] Meat Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Remember to substitute brown rice for white rice in this) […], […] few … hundred calories. I could not find 95% lean pork at my local grocery store, and ended up using 75% lean pork and 95% lean beef. I tried cooking in my stock pot on low for four hours. Fry with a bit of oil, add salt + cumin. I then decided to try to finish them in the slow cooker and put the rolls, sauce, and extra chicken stock in the slow cooker on high for 3 hours. He combined two recipes – one from his Mama and one from my sister, Tanya. Good luck, Adriana, one of my all time favourite meals! I am very tempted to try, I hope I don’t burn the house down! Cabbage first baked in a book club russian cabbage recipes when we were ’ t really sure where add sugar, corns! 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