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Stuffed Cabbage, Favorite (M, TNT)
Source: Marcy Sher
Serves: 6

1 head cabbage
2 lbs. ground beef
2 eggs
2 tsp minced onion
1-1/2 cups flavored bread crumbs
16 oz. tomatoes (or 1 large can)
1 cup sugar
Salt and pepper
Garlic powder

Separate cabbage leaves. Bring salted water to a boil in a large pot. Add cabbage leaves to water for about 5 minutes. Drain then let cool.

Mix beef, salt and pepper, eggs, garlic powder, onion, and ketchup together. Shape into balls.

Wrap in leaves starting from the edge and working toward the stem.

Place in layers in a big pot. Cover with chopped tomatoes. Cook on a low boil for about 1 hour. Add sugar then continue boiling for 2 more hours. Baste every 10-15 minutes to soften.

Poster's Notes:
A while back we had a discussion on comfort food. This was always my favorite. I haven't made it much since getting married because softening the cabbage was such a hassle. Thanks so much to whomever suggested putting the cabbage in the microwave with a small bowl of water. It made wrapping the meatballs so much easier. I'll be making this recipe more often now. Here is my Mom's recipe as she wrote it down for me. Some ingredients didn't have measurements - they were to taste or texture.

Posted by Julie D. Welch

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A