Recipe of the Week: Swedish Cabbage Rolls


  • 12 large cabbage leaves
  • 1 beaten egg
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 (8 oz) can of tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce


  1. Immerse cabbage leaves in a large kettle of boiling water for about 3 minutes or until limp, then drain.
  2. Combine egg, milk, onion, salt, pepper, beef, and cooked rice.
  3. Place about ¼ cup of the meat mixture in the center of each leaf, then fold in sides and roll ends over the meat.
  4. Place in a slow-cooking pot.
  5. Combine tomato sauce with brown sugar, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce, then pour over the cabbage rolls.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.

Makes 6 servings.

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