Your online resource

for all things culinary

HOME Search this Site All Recipes Special Sections Articles &  Resources Kitchen Equipment Food & Health Growing Food Directories

Missing an Ingredient ?


Stuffed Cabbage      Veg  HT  MC  100mins

Serves 4     Hot     Vegetarian   Vegetables  Grains   Dried Fruit  Main Course   Gluten  Wheat Free



1 x 1kg/2lb Green Cabbage

The zest and juice of 1 Orange

Salt and Pepper

175g/6oz Long Grain Rice

25g/1oz Butter

1 Onion, chopped

150g/5oz Cooking Apple

50g/2oz Dates, stoned and chopped

75g/3oz Cheddar, grated

1 Egg




1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4 and grease a deep 20cm/8 inch

ovenproof dish.


2. Cook the rice in boiling salted water for 10-15 minutes or until just tender.


3. Meanwhile, remove approximately 8 of the outside cabbage leaves. Wash the removed leaves, halve and remove the midribs. Blanch these in boiling salted water for 5 minutes then drain and set aside. Chop the remaining cabbage. Peel, core and chop the apple.


4. Melt the butter in a pan add the onion and sauté for a few minutes until soft. Add the chopped cabbage and continue to cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring. Add the chopped apple and cook for a further minute or so.


5. Drain the rice and add to the pan of onions, cabbage and apple, together with the dates, orange zest and juice. Stir well then remove from heat.


6. Line the base and sides of the prepared dish with half the blanched cabbage leaves, overlapping each leaf and making sure the cabbage is overhanging the top.


7. Stir the cheese and egg into the rice mixture, season with salt and pepper then turn into the cabbage-lined dish. Level the surface and cover with the remaining cabbage leaves and fold over the overhanging cabbage.


8. Cover as tightly as possible with foil and bake for 45 minutes.


9. To serve - loosen the sides with a knife and turn the 'pie' out onto a warmed serving platter.


More Vegetarian  Recipes  |  What's in Season  |  Growing Vegetables


Overseas Visitors:        If you're more used to measuring ingredients by the cup, we have the most comprehensive weight to cups conversion table on the net - both solid ingredients and liquids - so now you can easily convert our recipes to suit your preference. Click here to go to the chart.


 Follow us 


Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

Related Recipes and Information

Vegetarian  Main Course Recipes   |  Vegan recipes

Cooking Vegetables  |  Vegetable Side Recipes

What's in Season  |  Growing Vegetables

 Sign up for Free E-Mailings

For the latest kitchen equipment ideas

Still not found what you're looking for?


Try our search facility. Type in your main ingredient (s) or what you have available and allow us to whisk you up a recipe in seconds!



About Us  |  Contact Us  |    Private Privacy  |   Media Resources  |  Links  |  Sitemap  |  Printing Recipes  |   Abbreviations on this site  


This Web Site was designed and created by Copyright © 2000 to date [Recipes4us] All rights reserved.

 Some Photos ©