Karen’s Killer Fixin’s: Cabbage Rolls

It’s time for Karen’s Killer Fixin’s!  Over the years, I’ve filled two 4-inch, 3-ring binders with my own creations as well as recipes my family and friends were willing to share with me.  I simply love to cook and want to share that love with my readers.

So every Friday, I share one recipe I think you and your family might enjoy.  It might be a main course recipe.  A cookie or baked item.  Candy.  Salads.  Whatever strikes my eye and fancy…which today is CABBAGE ROLLS.

I love cabbage rolls, especially during the blustery months! This recipe is fairly simple and easy to make. It will take some serious cooking time though to tenderize the cabbage and marry the flavors, so save this one for a wintry day when you can throw it into the oven in the early afternoon. Once it’s in the oven you can just sit back and read a book or play games with the family while the aromas drive you absolutely nuts until you can break out the knives and forks at dinnertime. 🙂

I hope you enjoy today’s Killer Fixin’s.

Happy eating!


P.S.  We’re at 11 recipes and counting with this posting.  Hope you find some recipes you like.  If you don’t want to miss any future recipes, be sure to return to my blog next Friday.  Even better, subscribe to my blog and the recipes will come directly to your email Inbox.  If this is your first visit, check out past blogs for more Killer Fixin’s. In the right hand column of my blog page, you can even look up past recipes by type. i.e. Desserts, Breads, Beef, Chicken, Soups, etc.


[Serves 4-5]

1 lb. ground beef
3 T. uncooked rice
1 grated onion
½ cup water
½ tsp. salt
12 large cabbage leaves
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
4 T. vinegar
6 T. sugar

Combine meat, uncooked rice, onion, water, salt and pepper (to taste).  Set aside.  Boil cabbage leaves until tender.  Drain.  Divide meat into 12 equal parts.  Roll one meat portion in cabbage leaf.  (Two cabbage leaves if small, just so it’s wrapped all around.) Place seam side down in baking dish.  Combine tomato sauce, vinegar, and sugar.  Pour over cabbage rolls.  Bake, covered with tin foil, at 325 degrees for 3 hours.  Baste rolls with sauce.

[Lightly spray dish with pan coating for easier cleanup.]
[[Serve with hot rolls, French or Italian bread]]



3 thoughts on “Karen’s Killer Fixin’s: Cabbage Rolls”

  1. You’re welcome, Kathleen. It was one of those comfort foods in my family as well. I hope you cook and enjoy them again! Let me know if this recipe is close to the one your mom had. Hope you’re doing well!

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