Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

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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."

SERVES4

TIME1¾ hours

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

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...

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