Dirty Rice Stuffed Cabbage Recipe

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Dirty Rice Stuffed Cabbage
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. SAUCE:.
  3. Saute the onion in oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat, until softened.
  4. Stir in the tomato sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper.
  5. Let simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. FILLING:.
  7. Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed saute pan over medium-high heat.
  8. Add the pork and brown.
  9. Once browned, add the garlic, onion, celery, and green bell pepper.
  10. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  11. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  12. Add the chicken broth, italian seasoning,basil, and cayenne.
  13. Stir in the cooked rice and parsley, mixing thoroughly and letting the broth reduce until there is no moisture left in the pan.
  14. Taste and season with salt and pepper, if necessary.
  15. In a large pot of boiling salted water, over medium heat, add the cabbage leaves and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  16. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  17. Lay a cabbage leaf out on a flat surface and add 1/4 cup of the dirty rice into the center.
  18. Fold both the sides into the center and the top and bottom over the center. Roll into a cylinder and repeat with the remaining leaves.
  19. Pour a 1/2-inch layer of sauce into a 13 by 9-inch casserole dish.
  20. Arrange the cabbage rolls, seam sides down, on top of the sauce.
  21. Pour the remaining sauce over the stuffed cabbage and cover with foil. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes.
  22. Remove from the oven and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 169.64 Kcal (710 kJ)
Calories from fat 76.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.53g 13%
Cholesterol 13.61mg 5%
Sodium 257.19mg 11%
Potassium 317.33mg 7%
Total Carbs 18.62g 6%
Sugars 8.83g 35%
Dietary Fiber 3.76g 15%
Protein 5.14g 10%
Vitamin C 43.5mg 73%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 4.8mg 27%
Calcium 51.6mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 82.06 Kcal (344 kJ)
Calories from fat 37.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.12g 13%
Cholesterol 6.58mg 5%
Sodium 124.42mg 11%
Potassium 153.51mg 7%
Total Carbs 9.01g 6%
Sugars 4.27g 35%
Dietary Fiber 1.82g 15%
Protein 2.49g 10%
Vitamin C 21.1mg 73%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 8%
Iron 2.3mg 27%
Calcium 25mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.4
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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