Tested till perfect Slow Cooker Lazy Cabbage Rolls

Slow Cooker Lazy Cabbage Rolls

This recipe has all the flavour and comfort of cabbage rolls but without all the effort. Serve with a generous dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of chopped fresh dill and parsley.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living New Slow Cooker Classics

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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  • Portion size 6 to 8


  • 1 1small head green cabbage, (about 2-1/2 lb/1.125 kg), cored
  • 1-1/2 lb 1-1/2lblean ground pork
  • 1 cup 1cupsauerkraut, rinsed and squeezed dry
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cuplong-grain rice
  • 1 1small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp 2tspcaraway seeds, crushed
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupssodium-reduced beef broth
  • 1 cup 1cupbottled strained tomatoes, (passata)
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuptomato paste
  • 3 3cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp 1tspred wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspgranulated sugar
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Cut cabbage into 2-inch (5 cm) square chunks; place in slow cooker.

In large bowl, combine pork, sauerkraut, rice, onion, 1/2 tsp of the caraway seeds, 1/4 tsp of the salt and pepper. Shape into 2-inch (5 cm) meatballs; arrange on cabbage.

Whisk together beef broth, strained tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic, vinegar, sugar and remaining caraway seeds and salt. Pour over meatballs.

Cover and cook on low until cabbage is tender, 6 to 8 hours.

Nutritional Information Per each of 8 servings: about

cal 272 pro 19g total fat 14g sat. fat 5g
carb 17g fibre 3g chol 55mg sodium 581mg
potassium 582mg

% RDI:

calcium 6 iron 16 vit A 3 vit C 52
folate 17
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