Swedish Cabbage Rolls Recipe

Swedish Cabbage Rolls prove to be a wonderful evening delicacy. Learn how to make/prepare Swedish Cabbage Rolls by following this easy recipe.
Swedish Cabbage Rolls Recipe
Difficulty Average
  • 1 small head White Cabbage
  • Water (as required)
  • Salt (to taste)

    For Filling
  • ½ cup Water
  • ¼ cup White Rice
  • 1½ cups Milk
  • 350 g Beef (ground)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • White Pepper (to taste)
  • Thyme (to taste)
  • Margarine or Butter
  • ½ cup Light Cream
How to make Swedish Cabbage Rolls:
  • Pour lots of water in a large pot and add salt. Boil the water.
  • Cut off the core of the cabbage and place it in salted water.
  • Cover the pot and cook till the leaves are slightly soft and easy to remove from the core.
  • Carefully peel off the leaves one by one and drain on a rack or towel.
  • Trim the coarse center vein of each leaf. Set aside.
  • Boil half cup of water in a pan.
  • Add rice and cook, while covering the pan till the water is almost absorbed.
  • Add in the milk and cook till the mixture resembles a thin porridge.
  • Remove and cool the mixture.
  • Mix beef, salt, pepper and thyme into the prepared mixture. Add more milk, if required.
  • Place a large tablespoon of the filling on each cabbage leaf.
  • Fold the leaf around the filling and secure with a toothpick to form a roll.
  • Place a skillet on fire and heat a little margarine.
  • Place the rolls in the skillet and brown them on medium heat.
  • Remove and transfer to a pan.
  • Add light cream and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Serve hot with boiled potatoes.