Catholic Recipe: Cabbage Rolls
Also Called: Holishkes, praches
Large leaves of cabbage are stuffed with a meat mixture and rolled. Delicious as an appetizer or entree.
Core cabbage; cook 7 minutes in boiling salted water to cover. Drain; cool; remove 12 large leaves.* Meanwhile, cook ground meat, green peppers, and onions in oil until meat is browned; add chili sauce, soy sauce, salt, and pepper; mix well. Place equal amount meat mixture on each cabbage leaf; roll up; secure with wooden picks; place in large saucepan; add 1 cup water; cover; simmer about 1 hour; drain. Heat gravy; pour over rolls. Makes 6 servings. *Serve remaining cabbage at a later meal, chopped and creamed or served in a cheese sauce.Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965