Lazy Stuffed Cabbage Soup
- ½ cups Rice
- 1 whole Onion
- 1 clove Garlic, Minced
- 2 stalks Celery, Sliced
- 1 pound Ground Beef
- 1 pound Ground Pork
- 3 cans (14.5 Oz. Can) Plain Diced Tomatoes
- 2 whole Bay Leaves
- 4 cups Water, Plus Additional To Cook Rice
- ½ heads Cabbage, Shredded
- 1 Tablespoon Tomato Paste
Measure rice into a small mixing bowl; submerge with boiled water. Let sit for 5-8 minutes.
In a heavy pot, saute onions until translucent. Add minced garlic and sliced celery. Cook until fragrant and tender.
Meanwhile, combine ground beef and pork in a large mixing bowl; add drained rice. Using your hands, mix ingredients until combined.
Add meat mixture to the pot, and brown until cooked through. Add diced tomatoes, bay leaves, 4 cups water, shredded cabbage, and tomato paste (can substitute with ketchup). Salt and pepper to taste.
Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to low.
Simmer for one hour.
Recipe from: tastykitchen
This is almost what my Mother use to make, gotta make some soon.- March 8, 2013
I like your version ,I think Mom just used beef.
I’m so excited about making this, my mom and now my sister makes cabbage rolls. My mom is gone now but she would have loved this. thank u- February 16, 2014