Here’s the recipe we used for our Polish Golumpki, or Stuffed Cabbage and meat filling:
1 Green Cabbage, large
2 lbs. Ground Beef (or use Meatloaf Mix)
1/2 c. Minute Rice
1/2 c. Bread Crumbs, plain
1/2 c. water
salt, pepper to taste
2 (14 oz.) cans Tomato Sauce
2 tbl. Light Brown Sugar
1 tsp. White Vinegar
1 tsp. Lemon Juice
Boil cabbage until almost soft. Drain, separate each leaf and cool.
Prepare meat mixture (ground beef, egg, bread crumbs, water, rice, salt, pepper)
Prepare sauce (tomato sauce, brown sugar, white vinegar, lemon juice) and bring to a slight boil
Stuff each cabbage leaf with 1-2 tablespoons of meat mixture. Roll up and tuck in ends. Secure with toothpick
Cover bottom of baking dish with sauce. Place Golumpki seam side down in pan. Cover with more sauce.
Bake for 1-1/2 hours at 350 degree oven.