Do you want to add something new to your usual diet? We offer to try stuffed cabbage from Chinese cabbage. In taste, they are very similar to ordinary ones, but Beijing cabbage is softer and more tender. Catch step by step recipes!
1. Chinese cabbage rolls in the oven
The main advantage of Beijing is that it does not need to be cooked for a long time.
You will need: 1.2 kg Chinese cabbage, 200 g minced beef, 400 g minced pork, 100 g rice, 2 tbsp. tomato paste, 1 onion, 1 pepper, 1 carrot, 4 garlic cloves, spices and herbs.
1. Cut the base of the cabbage, disassemble it into leaves and pour boiling water for 10 minutes. And at the same time pour in the rice. Then twist each leaf with a roll and wring it out a little.
2. Cut the onion and fry for a couple of minutes until soft. Add carrots and carcasses to it for another 5 minutes, and then add pepper for the next couple of minutes. At the end, add garlic and tomato paste, and mix.
3. Add half of the frying to the minced meat, and pour 500 ml of water into the remaining and season. Boil for a minute after boiling.
4. Add rice, herbs, spices to the minced meat, knead well and beat with your hands.
5. Wrap the minced meat in cabbage leaves, tuck the edges inward and put the cabbage rolls in the form with the seam down. Fill with gravy, cover with foil, make a couple of holes for steam, and put in the oven for an hour at 200 degrees. After half an hour, lower the temperature to 180. And the last 5 minutes of baking at 200 degrees without foil.
2. Chinese cabbage rolls in a saucepan
And for a small amount of cabbage rolls, even a deep frying pan will be enough.
You will need: 0.5 head of Chinese cabbage, 350 g minced meat, 1 carrot, 1/3 cup rice, spices, 2 tbsp. tomato paste, 3 tbsp. sour cream, 300 ml of water.
Cooking: Boil the rice until half cooked, grate the carrots on a fine grater, and add everything to the minced meat. Leaves of Beijing cabbage pour boiling water for 5 minutes and dry. Mix water, sour cream, tomato and spices. Wrap the cabbage rolls, put them in a saucepan, pour over the sauce and simmer for an hour on low heat after boiling.
3. Cabbage rolls with millet and Chinese cabbage
Unusual lean cabbage rolls without meat.
You will need: 1 Chinese cabbage, 300 g mushrooms, 200 g millet, 2 onions, 2 carrots, 500 ml tomato juice, spices.
Cooking: Boil the millet until tender, grate the carrots and finely chop the onion. Fry half the carrots and onions with mushrooms and add to millet, and half – stew with tomato juice and spices for gravy.
Pour boiling water over cabbage leaves for 5 minutes and let drain. Stir the stuffing, wrap the cabbage rolls and put in a mold. Evenly fill them with sauce and bake for 30-40 minutes at 180 degrees.
4. Cabbage rolls with Chinese cabbage and chicken
Cabbage rolls with minced chicken are lighter and more tender.
You will need: 1 Beijing cabbage, 700 g chicken fillet, 4 tbsp. rice, 1 carrot, 1 onion, spices, 1 bunch of herbs, 300 ml of tomato juice, 1 bay leaf, garlic.
Cooking: Grind the chicken into minced meat, add rice boiled until half cooked, chopped herbs, garlic and spices. Grind carrots and onions in a blender, send them there, and mix the filling. Cabbage leaves pour boiling water for 3 minutes, let it drain and wrap the cabbage rolls. Put them in a saucepan, pour in tomato juice with spices and simmer for about 45 minutes.
5. Chinese cabbage stuffed with mushrooms
Soft, tasty and juicy stuffing especially for you!
You will need: 1 Beijing cabbage, 120 g rice, 70 g mushrooms, 150 g minced meat, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 0.5 bunch of greens, 1 egg, spices, 70 g tomato paste.
Cooking: Boil the rice until half cooked, chop and fry the onion with mushrooms, and pour the cabbage leaves with boiling water for a couple of minutes. Add rice, mushrooms, herbs, spices, grated carrots and an egg to the minced meat, and mix.
Form cabbage rolls and lightly fry on both sides, and then pour in tomato paste and 500 ml of water. Simmer covered for 40 minutes over low heat.
6. Cabbage rolls with fish and Chinese cabbage
You will definitely try this dish for the first time!
You will need: 1 Chinese cabbage, 300 g fish, 2 potatoes, 1 egg, 1 tbsp. flour, 1.5 tbsp . butter, 250 ml cream, 200 g cheese, fish broth, spices.
Cooking: Boil fish and potatoes until tender. Mash potatoes with a little cream, butter and egg. Add pieces of fish, 50 g of grated cheese and spices there.
Pour boiling water over the cabbage leaves for 5 minutes, and wrap the stuffing in cabbage rolls. Fry the flour in butter, pour in the cream and simmer the sauce until thickened. Fill the cabbage rolls with sauce, sprinkle with cheese and bake for 15 minutes at 180 and 30 minutes at 150 degrees.
7. Chinese cabbage rolls with cottage cheese
Another original filling recipe!
You will need: 250 g cottage cheese, 250 g sour cream, 1 Beijing cabbage, 1 egg, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 bunch of herbs, spices.
Cooking: Pour boiling water over cabbage leaves for a couple of minutes and let dry. Mix cottage cheese with egg, spices, garlic and chopped herbs. Wrap the cabbage rolls, pour sour cream and bake for 20-30 minutes at 180 degrees.
8. Chinese cabbage rolls with buckwheat
The unique aroma of buckwheat will fill the entire kitchen.
You will need: 1 Chinese cabbage, 350 g minced meat, 200 g buckwheat, 2 onions, 2 carrots, 1 tbsp. tomato paste, 2 tbsp. sour cream, spices, 300 ml of water.
Cooking: Add spices, grated onion, cooked buckwheat, sour cream to the minced meat, and mix until smooth. Pour boiling water over cabbage leaves for 5 minutes and let drain. Fry the remaining onion with carrots and tomato paste, fill the frying with water and simmer for a couple of minutes. Form cabbage rolls, put in a mold, spread the sauce on top and bake for 40-60 minutes at 180 degrees under foil.
9. Cabbage rolls with Chinese cabbage and raisins
And again, a vegetarian lean option without meat.
You will need: 1 Beijing cabbage, 150 g rice, 500 ml vegetable broth, 1 tbsp. flour, 2 tbsp. raisins, 1 lemon, spices.
Cooking: Lightly fry the rice, pour in the broth and boil until tender. Add to it the zest of half a lemon, spices, raisins, flour, and a little more stew. Pour the cabbage leaves with boiling water for 3 minutes, form cabbage rolls and put in a mold. Add some water and bake for 30 minutes under foil at 180 degrees.
10. Cabbage rolls with potatoes and Chinese cabbage
You can replace part of the potatoes with other vegetables or minced meat.
You will need: 1 Chinese cabbage, 400 g potatoes, 2 onions, 2 carrots, spices, herbs, 40 g tomato paste.
Cooking: Pour boiling water over cabbage leaves for 5 minutes and let drain. Chop 1 onion and 1 carrot, fry, and add grated potatoes there. Carcasses over low heat for about half an hour, and at the very end, season the filling and add chopped greens.
Separately, fry the remaining onions with carrots, add tomato paste, spices and herbs, add water and boil for a couple of minutes. Form cabbage rolls with potato filling, put in a mold, pour sauce and bake for 50 minutes at 160 degrees.
11. Chinese cabbage rolls in sour cream sauce
A quick and easy recipe for cabbage rolls in a hurry.
You will need: 1 Beijing cabbage, 600 g minced meat, 1 carrot, 0.5 cup bulgur, 5 tbsp. sour cream, 1.5 onions, spices.
Cooking: Boil the bulgur until half cooked, fry 1 chopped onion, and add them to the minced meat with spices. Pour boiling water over Chinese cabbage leaves for a couple of minutes and let drain.
Separately, fry the remaining onion with carrots, add sour cream and 5 tablespoons of water. Form cabbage rolls with bulgur, put in a saucepan, cover with sauce, bring to a boil and simmer for 40 minutes over low heat.
12. Chinese cabbage rolls with cheese
Cheese will not spoil any dish, and cabbage rolls are no exception!
You will need: 1 Chinese cabbage, 300g minced meat, 2 onions, 2 carrots, 1 egg, garlic, 1.5 tomatoes, 50 g rice, 200 g cheese, 2 tbsp. tomato sauce, spices, herbs.
Cooking: Soak cabbage leaves in boiling water for 5 minutes and let dry. Chop and fry 1 onion, 1 carrot and garlic, then add tomato sauce, herbs, spices, a little water and stew.
Add boiled rice, grated onion and carrot, egg and spices to minced meat, and form cabbage rolls. Put them in a mold, spread the circles of tomatoes on top, and pour over the sauce. Bake for 40 minutes at 180 degrees under foil, then sprinkle with grated cheese and bake for another 15 minutes.