Cabbage and Cheese Rolls in Tomato Sauce

Cabbage and Cheese Rolls in Tomato Sauce

The tomato flavor and the succulent meat and cheese filled cabbage rolls taste so good together! The rich sauce is delicious too!

Ingredients: 6 portions

Cabbage leaves
12-14 leaves
Ground meat
Onions (finely chopped)
Easy melting cheese
use as much as you like
● Milk
3 tablespoons
● Panko
3 tablespoons
◎ Salt and pepper
to taste
◎ Egg
◎ Nutmeg (optional)
A pinch
▲ Stewed canned tomatoes (cut type)
1 can (400g)
▲ Water
▲ Consommé (cubed)
▲ Salt
A pinch
Parsley (as much as you like)
A little


1. Boil the cabbage leaves until they wilt and then drain with a sieve.
2. When the cabbage from step 1 has cooled, cut off the thick parts of the stalk with a knife.
3. ●Mix the panko and milk together to soak.
4. In a bowl, mix the ground meat, onion, panko from Step 3, and the ingredients marked ◎.
5. Divide the ingredients from step 4 into 6 equal portions, add cheese to the center, and mold into patties.
6. Stack 2 cabbage leaves together top-to-bottom. Place the patties from step 5 inside and wrap tightly.
7. Pack the rolls from step 6 tightly into a pot, leaving no gaps.
8. Add the ▲ ingredients in the order listed to the pot from step 7, cover with a lid, and bring to a boil at high heat. After it reaches to a boil, reduce to medium heat and simmer until more than half of the sauce has evaporated. Arrange on plates, garnish with parsley, and you are done .
9. This is what it looks like when you cut into a roll...the melted cheese and meat juices some running out...

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a recipe I perfected from an arrangement my mother taught me.