Veggie delivery with cabbage

Vegetarian Savoy Cabbage Rolls

It's a relatively easy dish to prepare, cook and devour. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Vegetables
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5


  • 1 medium savoy cabbage full head, about 15+ leafs
  • 1 can diced tomatoes for sauce
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic for sauce
  • 2 to 3 pinches herbs for sauce (rosemary, oregano, sage)
  • 1 cup rice uncooked, long grain or basamati
  • 1 TBS olive oil to drizzle
  • 2 to 3 leafs mint to add to rice stuffing
  • 1 medium egg to rice stuffing for binding
  • 3 TBS bread crumbs to stuffing


  • Begin with cooking a cup of rice.  When it's finished, in a large metal bowl, mix the rice, egg, bread crumbs, mint, and any other vegetables you might have on hand that are cooked.  Mix well and set aside.
    Filling of cabbage roll
  • Prepare a pot of boiling water to flash cook your cabbage leaves.  Put 2-3 leafs in at a time, par-boil for about 1 min.
    boiled cabbage leaves
  • Turn on oven, and preheat to 200 Celsius. 
  • Begin to fill each leaf, with approximately 1 heaping spoonful of filling. 
    Fill cabbage leaf
  • Begin the roll by tucking in the sides, then roll the entire leaf, remembering to keep the sides tucked in. 
    Cabbage leaf folled
  • place them in the baking dish, seam down.
    Vegetarian Savoy Cabbage Rolls in a dish
  • Make a quick tomato sauce with the can of tomato's, garlic, and fresh herbs. 
    Tomato sauce for cabbage rolls
  • Pour the sauce over the rolls, then bake for 25 min. or until sauce is bubbling and the cabbage seems well cooked. 
    poured over tomato sauce over cabbage rolls
  • Take out, and serve¬†immediately¬†
    Cabbage roll finished