Lazy stuffed cabbage rolls are cooked faster than usual ones, and the taste is practically the same as classic ones. They can be cooked in a skillet, cauldron, or casserole. But, the way in the oven is simpler, like the recipe as a whole. And also, baked cabbage rolls in the oven retain their nutritional properties more, they turn out to be relatively healthy and dietary.
For the recipe, it is better to choose young white cabbage with juicy leaves. Minced meat can be anything you like. Best for lazy cabbage rolls is beef or turkey. For pouring, you can take tomato juice or homemade tomato ketchup, sour cream sauce or vegetable broth with additives. The amount and composition of spices and aromatic herbs can be changed.
Baked Lazy Cabbage Rolls Recipe
Put the minced meat in a deep mixing bowl.
Peel and grate carrots, finely chop the onion. Add vegetables to the minced meat.
Chop the cabbage with a shredder, set aside 1/3 part. Put the rest in a bowl.
Boil the rice until half cooked, cool and add to the minced meat.
Pour in salt, pepper, dry spices and garlic passed through a press. Add a raw egg and mix the mixture.
Pour vegetable oil into a ceramic dish, spread cabbage, bay leaves and spices.
Form round cutlets from minced meat, place on cabbage. Place the mold in a hot oven at 210 degrees for 10 minutes so that the products retain their shape after pouring.
Mix tomato juice with sour cream. Pour the filling into the mold and send the oven again. Cook for another 30-40 minutes.
Remove hot cabbage rolls from the oven, sprinkle with fresh herbs and serve immediately.
The dish looks appetizing and is suitable for a family lunch, hearty dinner, as well as for meeting dear guests.
As you can see, the recipe is very simple. Lazy baked cabbage rolls with cabbage and minced meat drenched in tomato sauce - this is an independent dish and a separate side dish is not required for it.