Pan-Fried Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Sauce Recipe

Pan-Fried Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Sauce Recipe

How To Make Pan-Fried Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Sauce

For this cabbage roll, we bring you cheese-stuffed ground meat wrapped in cabbage cooked in tomato sauce. It’s a surprisingly tasty yet simple meal to try.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



    For the Cabbage Rolls:

    • 4cabbage leaves
    • ½cupground pork
    • ½cupground beef
    • ¼onion,finely chopped
    • ½egg,beaten
    • tspsalt
    • pepper,to taste
    • 4slicesmozzarella cheese
    • oil,for cooking
    • 1cupwater
    • 1tbsppowdered consommé
    • 1tbspbutter
    • 1lbtomato,canned, diced
    • salt,to taste
    • pepper,to taste
    • parmesan cheese,grated for serving
    • fresh parsley,for serving


    1. Blanch the cabbage leaves in boiling water for 3 minutes, then transfer directly to a large bowl of ice water.

    2. Remove the tough stem, finely dice and set aside.

    3. Combine the ground pork, ground beef, diced cabbage stems, onion, egg, salt, and pepper, and mix until well-combined.

    4. Divide into four equal parts.

    5. Fold the mozzarella slices in half and roll them up.

    6. Form each portion of meat into a patty.

    7. Add a roll of cheese to each patty and form the meat around the cheese so it is completely encased.

    8. Put a meat patty on a cabbage leaf, fold in front and right side, and roll up.

    9. Fold the left side inwards towards the meat filling to seal.

    10. Repeat with the remaining meat and cabbage.

    11. Heat a bit of oil in a medium pan over medium heat.

    12. Add the cabbage rolls and fry for 3 minutes, until browned on one side.

    13. Turn cabbage rolls over and add the water, bullion, and butter.

    14. Once the water is boiling, add the canned tomatoes.

    15. Cover and cook for 15 minutes.

    16. Season with salt and pepper.

    17. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley, then serve.


    • Calories: 335.34kcal
    • Fat: 26.16g
    • Saturated Fat: 11.08g
    • Trans Fat: 0.46g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.60g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.34g
    • Carbohydrates: 8.04g
    • Fiber: 2.40g
    • Sugar: 4.14g
    • Protein: 17.89g
    • Cholesterol: 92.85mg
    • Sodium: 691.24mg
    • Calcium: 208.41mg
    • Potassium: 530.28mg
    • Iron: 1.69mg
    • Vitamin A: 151.33µg
    • Vitamin C: 25.65mg
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