Stuffed cabbage is a favorite dish of many. It appeared in ancient Greece. Recipes for cabbage cooking a huge variety. Even those who do not eat meat or fasting will find suitable for themselves. Vegetarian stuffed cabbage stuffing is made from potatoes, rice, millet, mushrooms are added.
Any pickles, pickled and fried vegetables can also serve as a filling. Lean cabbage rolls can be stewed in various sauces. For their cooking using mushroom sauces, onions and even berry.
|cabbage –||one head|
|rice –||half cup|
|Luke –||2 pieces|
|carrots –||2 pieces|
|tomatoes –||2 pieces|
|pepper –||2 pieces|
|eggplant –||1 piece|
|salt and pepper –||taste|
|Time for preparing: 60 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 56 Kcal|
First you need to prepare cabbage leaves. It is necessary to separate as many leaves from the head of cabbage as it is planned to cook. Thick streaks on the leaves need to beat off with a hammer. You can cut them. In order to twist the leaves, they must be softened. For this cabbage leaves boil in boiling water for at least five minutes.
Onions finely shred, carrots cut into cubes. Chopped eggplant and pepper are added to onions and carrots. Vegetables are fried in a skillet with vegetable oil. Pre-cooked rice is added to fried vegetables.
In the cabbage leaf laid filling. Envelopes are curtailed. Stewed cabbage rolls are stewed with vegetables and rice in a frying pan with finely chopped onions, grated carrots and chopped tomatoes. Tomatoes need to pick the most meaty, so they give more juice. Preparing a dish on low heat, so that the vegetables are not burnt. You can add some water during cooking..
Cooking dish with mushrooms
Lenten cabbage rolls with rice and mushrooms is a tasty dish that will appeal to any vegetarian. It is perfect for the fasting table, as it does not contain a single prohibited ingredient. This is not only a lean dish, but also a dietary one. None of the ingredients are fried during cooking..
- cabbage leaves;
- carrots – 1 piece;
- half a cup of rice;
- 300 grams of any mushrooms;
- tomato paste to taste;
- glass of water;
Cooking time: 60 minutes.
Caloric content: 58 kcal / 100 gr.
The rice for the filling is boiled until half cooked. While the rice is being cooked, cabbage leaves can be prepared. To make them soft and elastic, they are boiled for five minutes in salted water..
Note! If the tomato paste in the composition contains salt, the cabbage should be cooked in unsalted water. After the leaves are boiled, they should be dipped in cold water. This will help them become not only soft, but also flexible..
Carrots grated on a fine grater and fresh mushrooms are added to boiled rice..
Important moment! Fresh added only mushrooms. All other mushrooms need to boil.
The filling is laid out in the center of the cabbage leaf and wrapped in an envelope. The resulting cabbage rolls are laid on the bottom of the pan and water is added with tomato paste, garlic and pepper..
Stew must be at least 20 minutes. The water should evaporate and make a thick sauce..
Recipe for lean cabbage rolls with beans
A tasty dish with beans will not add to the figure per gram, but it turns out very tasty. For its preparation will require:
- head of cabbage;
- two glasses of red beans;
- one onion;
- a glass of tomato paste.
Cooking time – 1 hour.
Caloric content – 198 kcal / 100 gr.
Beans are pre-soaked for 40 minutes in cold water. Then boiled in salted water and twisted through a meat grinder. Fry the onion and add to the beans..
Cabbage leaves are boiled, minced beans are wrapped in them. Stuffed cabbage spread in a deep pan, pour water with tomato paste. Stew stuffed cabbage need to simmer for 20 minutes.
Lenten cabbage rolls with mushrooms and potatoes in the oven
Simple and familiar stuffed cabbage can be made an unusual dish. This can be achieved by adding an unusual filling for all. The filling will allow you to look at the dish in a new way, to give an unusual taste..
In order to cook cabbage rolls with potatoes and mushrooms, you will need:
- one head;
- potatoes – 4 pieces;
- half a cup of milk;
- 200 gr. any frozen mushrooms;
- Bay leaf;
- black pepper peas;
- tomato paste;
- half a glass of water;
- salt, pepper, vegetable oil.
Cooking time – 60 minutes.
Calorie dishes – 105 kcal / 100 gr.
Head out completely into boiling water. At the same time, peppercorns, bay leaf and salt are added to the water. As soon as the leaves soften, they are separated from the head..
Mushrooms are fried in vegetable oil. The potatoes are boiled and mashed with milk. The finished puree is mixed with fried mushrooms. The resulting filling is wrapped in cabbage leaves. Ready made cabbage rolls are placed on a baking sheet, poured with water, in which tomato paste is diluted. Bake the dish to be in the oven for at least 25 minutes.
Lenten stuffed cabbage with millet in a slow cooker
Preparation of stuffed cabbage with millet takes longer than for all other lean types of this dish..
For the recipe you will need:
- half a cup of millet;
- one and a half glasses of water;
- carrots – three pieces;
- two pieces of onion;
- one head of cabbage;
- dried celery;
- ground black pepper;
- two tablespoons of flour;
- one tablespoon of tomato paste;
- salt to taste.
Cooking time – 2 hours.
Calorie dishes – 97 kcal / 100 gr.
The first step is to boil the millet. To do this, it is washed, poured into the bowl of the multicooker and cook until ready in salted water.
Onion finely chopped into pieces, carrot rubbed on a grater. Onions and carrots are fried in vegetable oil and mixed with millet. Add garlic and black pepper to the filling. Before wrapping the stuffing in cabbage leaves, it needs to be cooled..
While the filling is cooled, you can take up the preparation of cabbage leaves. Smooth leaves are separated from the head of cabbage, boiled in salted water for at least five minutes. It is recommended to cut the hard streaks, they will interfere with folding envelopes.
The resulting cabbage rolls are laid out at the bottom of the multicooker. Set the frying mode for ten minutes. Fry the cabbage rolls in vegetable oil from two sides. Separately, prepare the sauce, stew water with tomato paste in the pan, gradually adding flour. Sauce stuffed cabbage rolls, and set “stewing” for 40 minutes.
The laziest dish
For those who do not like to mess around with cabbage leaves, there is an option to cook lean lazy cabbage rolls. In order to prepare a dish with mushrooms, you will need:
- 250 gr. champignons;
- one onion;
- one carrot;
- half a pound of cabbage;
- 100 gr. rice;
- tomato paste;
- vegetable oil;
- salt, peppercorns;
- bay leaf, greens.
Cooking time – 90 minutes.
Caloric content – 123 kcal / 100 gr.
Consider the recipe step by step. Boil rice until half cooked in salted water. Mushrooms, onions and carrots are fried in a pan with vegetable oil. Fry until all liquid has evaporated..
Cabbage rubbed on a grater, dipped in a sieve in boiling water and insist ten minutes. This will help soften hard fibers..
All ingredients are mixed, garlic and pepper are added. From the mincemeat they make, they make patties that are rolled in flour and laid out in a deep pan. Tomato paste is dissolved in water, add salt and pepper. Sauce stuffed cabbage rolls and stew for 60 minutes.
Recommendations to the mistress
Each housewife has her own secrets how to make the dish tastier. Here are a few secrets of cooking lean cabbage:
- To make cabbage leaves soft, you can not boil them, but put them in the freezer for several hours. Head out to freeze completely. Then the leaves will become soft and without heat treatment. Many housewives specially prepared cabbage for cabbage. They leave heads in the cold. If necessary, take out for cooking.
- If neat envelopes fail to roll up, you can use toothpicks and fix the edges with them.
- You can fold envelopes not only with the help of toothpicks, but also tied them with cotton thread..
- Choosing a head for cooking, you need to pay attention first of all to even, smooth, without cracks. Young cabbage is best, it has softer leaves.
- If there is no tomato paste on hand, you can make the sauce yourself. To do this, fry onion and garlic in butter, remove the peel from the tomatoes, chop them and add them to the onion and garlic. To easily peel the tomatoes, you need to make a cross-cut from above, then dip the tomatoes in boiling water. After that, the peel is easily removed. Spices, salt, sugar, pepper, herbs are added to the sauce. It should be stewed until the mixture becomes homogeneous. If desired, you can add sour cream to the sauce.
- In order to keep well-shaped cabbage rolls well, you can fry them a little before stewing..
- To make the dish juicy, in the process of stewing you need to constantly pour the sauce on top.
Good nutrition plays a big role in human health. By fantasizing, adding new ingredients, you can turn even the longest fasting into a holiday and provide yourself and your family with a variety of tasty and healthy dishes..