Simple Cabbage Rolls

Simple Cabbage Rolls

Uses thin slices cuts of pork. Both the ingredients and recipe are very simple, but the taste is just like a true cabbage roll.

Ingredients: 4 servings

20 leaves
Thinly sliced pork
200 g
● Salt and pepper
5 to 6 shakes each
● Grated garlic
1 tablespoon
Consomme stock cube
250 ml
1 teaspoon or more


1. Remove the cabbage leaves one at a time and microwave or parboil. (Slice off the protruding part of the stalk, if desired.) Thoroughly rub the ● ingredients into the sliced pork.
2. With the base of the stalk facing towards you, place 1 slice of pork on top of the cabbage leaf. Roll 2 or 3 times, then fold in the sides and continue rolling (In our home, we don't secure the rolls with a toothpick.)
3. Arrange the rolls tightly in a pot, pour water with the dissolved consomme cube, then boil over medium heat. While boiling, remove any scum that may rise to the top, then cover with a drop lid (otoshibuta) and continue to simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with salt or other spices of your choice and serve.
4. Since the rolls are packed tightly in the pot, they will not come undone. The insides should look like this. Coat in ketchup to taste.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to share an affordable, simple, and tasty dish.