Golabki Recipe

Golabki Recipe
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Golabki is a delectable Polish recipe, made of cabbage leaves and meat. Learn how to make/prepare Cabbage Roll Ups by following this easy recipe.
Golabki Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 large head Cabbage (center core removed)
  • 1 lb each of Ground Beef, Ground Pork & Ground Veal
  • 2 cups White Rice (cooked)
  • 1 cup Onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Salt Pork (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • 2 cans Tomato Soup
  • 1-1/2 cans Water
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tbsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp each of Celery Salt, Sweet Basil, Nutmeg & Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 stick Butter/Margarine
How to make Golabki:
  • Parboil cabbage in a large pot filled with water. Keep removing the leaves as thet fall off into the water and are tender.
  • Cook till all the leaves are tender, but not ripping apart. Wash thoroughly with cold water and drain.
  • Cut the black membrane off the back of each leaf. Set aside.
  • Sauté onion in butter/margarine until lightly browned. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Put all the uncooked meat into a large mixing bowl. Add the sautéed onions.
  • Brown salt pork in the same pan and add to the meat with a slotted spoon.
  • Dry the seasonings, Worcestershire sauce and ketchup, along with the cooked rice and mix thoroughly.
  • Lay out the cabbage leaves and place 2-3 tbsp of meat mixture on the wider side.
  • Roll the leaf over the meat. Tuck in the sides of the leaf and continue to roll. Roll the remaining cabbage rolls in the same way.
  • Place the rolls in a greased roasting pan.
  • Combine the tomato soup, water and brown sugar and pour over the rolls.
  • Bake at a temperature of 325 degrees F, for 2-2 ½ hours.
  • Serve hot.