Cooking Techniques : Stuffed Cabbage Rolls – “Lahano Dolmathes”

by Mary Papoulias-Platis

Use this technique for the recipe: Stuffed Cabbage Rolls -” Lahano Dolmathes” here: https://www.californiagreekgirl.com/?p=3439


Wash cabbage and remove center core.
Plunge cabbage into boiling water and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from water and allow to cool for a few minutes.
Peel cabbage leaves gently and set-aside.
Mix ground beef with the remaining ingredients.



Place a tablespoon or so of the filling onto the cabbage leaf, towards the bottom of the leaf.

Roll in the sides of the leaf as you roll up the cabbage.


Place the rolls snugly into a deep dutch pot. Place second layer on top.


Fill the pot with the reserved cabbage juice, approx. 3 cups or until it reaches the top.


Place a small plate on top to hold down the cabbage. Cover pot and place on med-high to boil.
Reduce heat, and simmer for 45 minutes.
Serve plain with juice, or with Egg and Lemon Sauce
If you are serving with lemon-sauce, take the pot off the heat. Add sauce and gently stir in the sauce.

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