Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2008
When done right, softened cabbage leaves, surrounding a filling of seasoned ground meat, are simmered in a smooth tomato sauce flavored with warm spices, sugar, and vinegar. Many times, however blown-out rolls are filled with chewy, flavorless meat and are swimming in a sugary sauce. Our recipe gently cooks the stuffed rolls in the oven to reduce the risk of "roll blowout."
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For our Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, canned tomato sauce had a smooth texture tasters liked and was thin enough to properly coat the rolls without becoming pasty. Sautéed onions and garlic provided a savory foundation, and ground ginger, cinnamon...