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Cabbage Niño Envuelto

cabbage niño envuelto Entree
Cabbage Niño Envuelto
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 4

The cabbage niño envuelto is a classic dish of cabbage leaves stuffed with ground beef and baked in tomato sauce. This dish, also known as cabbage rolls, a dish that I enjoy from my childhood. My grandmother used to prepare her cabbage niño envuelto at least once a month. I loved it when the comforting scent of baked cabbage greeted me when I got home from school. I always thought my grandmother had spent hours in the kitchen to prepare them, but since I started preparing them for my family I discovered that it is much easier than I thought. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

6
to 8 green cabbage leaves
1
lb. ground beef or pork
2
tablespoons long grain rice
2
tablespoons oats
1
egg
2
Roma tomatoes, finely chopped
1/2
white onion, finely chopped
1
garlic clove, finely chopped
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano
2
cans (8oz.) tomato puree

Directions

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375 °F. Remove 6 to 8 leaves from a head of cabbage, make sure to keep the leaves whole.
  • 2
    Soak the leaves in a pot of hot water for 3 to 5 minutes, until the leaves are soft and can be folded easily without breaking. Remove the leaves from the water and let them drain.
  • 3
    Mix ground beef, rice, oats, egg, tomatoes, onion and garlic in a bowl; season with salt and dried oregano.
  • 4
    Place 3 to 4 tablespoons of ground beef stuffing in the center of each leaf.
  • 5
    Roll up the leaves like a burrito.
  • 6
    Arrange the cabbage rolls with the fold down into the pan or baking dish.
  • 7
    Pour the tomato puree on top of the cabbage rolls.
  • 8
    Cover the pan with foil and bake at 375 °F for 45 to 60 minutes. Remove from oven.

Expert Tips

  • You can also prepare these cabbage rolls with chicken, turkey or ground fish.

Nutrition Information

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