Stuffed Cabbage Leaves
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 4
Here is a wonderful and traditional Mediterranean dish called Stuffed Cabbage Leaves is also known as Malfouf or Malfoof.
  • One head of cabbage
  • Several cloves of garlic, sliced
  • dried mint
  • Juice of two lemons
  • Stuffing:
  • 1 cup ground mutton or beef
  • 1 cup, short grained rice
  • 1 teaspoon shortening or butter
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  1. Separate cabbage leaves from base, blanch leaves in boiling water. Halve leaves and cut off core so leaves are flat. Fill, rolled and squeeze. place in pan and sprinkle with dried mint and sliced garlic. Add a little water; place the plate on top of the stuffed cabbage leaves and add a little more water. Boil until tender, about 45 minutes. Add lemon juice and cook for 10 more minutes.
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Serve size: 4 Rolls
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