Pisni Holubts (meatless cabbage Rolls)
Categories: Vegetables, Christmas, Russian
-Lbs, Without Bruised Leaves
- 2 lg onions; Use 3 if You Like
- 1/4 lb butter; 1 Stick
- 1 c Mushroom Mix
- 1 tb salt
- 1 ts black pepper; to Taste
- 16 oz Canned tomatoes
- 1 Bouillon Cube; Or
- 1 tb Maggi Sauce
Combine The rice And water in a Medium Saucepan. Bring to a Boil, StirGently, Cover And Cook For About 20 Minutes. Cool in a Large Bowl. CoreThe cabbage And Place it in a Large Pot or Dutch Oven Half Filled WithWater, Cover, And Bring to a Boil. Cook About 2 Minutes. as The OuterLeaves Become Translucent And Soft, Pry Off And Remove With a WoodenSpoon. Continue Until The Head is About 5 Inches in Diameter, Remove AndSave For cabbage Filling, (recipe Will be Included in The Next Bunch).Trim The Leaves by Paring of The Thick Part of The Rib. in a LargeSkillet, Saut? The Chopped onions in Melted butter Until Lightly Cooked.Add The onions And Mushroom Mix to The rice, Stir Gently But do Not Mash.Add salt And pepper to Taste. Line The Bottom of a Baking Dish With TheOuter cabbage Leaves. Place a Large Spoonful of The Filling at The StemEnd of Each Leaf, Fold Over The Sides And Roll From The Bottom to TheTop. do Not Overstuff or The Results Will Look Like hand Granades. TheRice Will Expand When Baked. Without Crowding, Arrange in Neat Layers InThe Baking Dish, Covering The Last Layer With a Few cabbage Leaves.Coarsely Chop The tomatoes And Pour Over The Rolls. Add The Bouillon CubeOr Maggi Seasoning, Cover, And Bake in a Preheated 325 Degree F. Oven ForAbout 2 Hours. Add tomato juice or water as Needed, There Should be 2 To
- 3 Inches of Liquid at The Bottom. Baked Rolls Will Keep Hot For About 1Hour.
Yield: About 2 Dozen.