Cabbage Rolls From Vail's Sonnenalp Resort

Do it yourself cabbage rolls

Cabbage Rolls

Serves 6


12 Cabbage leaves (green as possible)


1 pound ground beef

3/4 cup cooked rice

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

1 egg

1 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1/2 cup milk


1 cans (8 ounces) tomato sauce

1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained

3 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons vinegar

1/2 cup water

 ½ onion peeled and diced


Drop cabbage leaves into boiling salted water; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Drain well. For filling, combine ground beef, rice, onion, egg, and salt, pepper, and milk. Mix well and divide into 12 portions. Place a portion into the center of each cabbage leaf. Roll leaf around filling; fasten with toothpick. Place in a baking dish.

For sauce, combine tomato sauce, tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, and 1/2 cup of water and pour over cabbage rolls. Bake covered in a preheated 350° oven 40 to 45 minutes. Remove rolls and discard toothpicks. Place pan with juices over medium heat or transfer the juices to a saucepan and place over heat, bring to a boil and cook until thickened.

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