A delicious family recipe, Grandma's cabbage rolls are not only tasty, but also incredibly healthy! Paleo, low-carb, gluten-free, dairy-free.
1/2cupuncooked long grain riceor 2 cups cauliflower rice
114 ozcan diced tomatoes with juiceor tomato sauce
1lbground turkey or lean ground beef
salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350F.
Cook rice as you normally would on the stove or in a rice cooker. Skip this step if using cauliflower rice.
Remove cabbage leaves from head. Cook in boiling water for 3-4 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Cook ground beef with onion and seasoning until ground beef is no longer pink. Add in cooked rice or cauliflower rice.
Cut out the thick vein from the bottom of each leaf, making a V-shaped cut. Place small amount of mixture on a cabbage leaf; overlap cut ends of leaf. Fold in sides, and roll up. Repeat.
Slice the remaining cabbage, and place in a baking dish. Arrange the cabbage rolls seam side down over the sliced cabbage. Pour the canned tomatoes with juice over the cabbage rolls. Cover and bake at 350 degrees until tender, 45 minutes or so. If desired, remove the lid after 30 minutes and top with cheese. Bake uncovered for the remaining 15 minutes.
Nutrition Facts (per serving, recipe makes 4 servings, prepared using rice): 357 calories, 12 g fat, 35 total carbs, 28 g proteinNutrition Facts (per serving, recipe makes 4 servings, prepared using cauliflower rice): 288 calories, 12 g fat, 19 g total carbs, 6 g fiber, (13 g net carbs), 28 g protein.