Rolled Cabbage (Halupki, Prakas,Golabki)

Prep Time: about 4 hours

Servings: 8

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   Warren Prince

Author: Warren Prince

main, beef

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6poundsGround BeefCan substitute ground veal for half.
1 1/2cupsRiceuncooked
2eachOnionLarge, minced
6eachEggbeaten lightly
1 1/2teaspoonGarlic, Granulated
2 1/2teaspoonSalt
109ouncesTomatoes, Groundor 1 #10 can
1cupVinegar, Rice Wine
1 1/2cupsSugar, Brown, Solidly Packed
6ounceTomato Paste
1someWaterto desired consistency



Saute onions in butter till golden.


Core and steam cabbage periodically peeling off leaves when tender. Save small leaves and any extra to chop


Mix the meat ingredients together. Don't over mix. Using a large disher, which holds about 1/2 cup or 1/4# of the mixture to form a log. Roll the log up in a cabbage leaf, tucking in the sides.


Place the rolled cabbage in a large greased vessel. This can be a large roasting pan, Dutch oven, or other pot or pan that can hold the cabbage and sauce.


Optionally add a jar of sauerkraut or two to your own taste


Mix the sauce ingredients together thinning with sauerkraut liquid and water to taste, pour over the rolled cabbage.


Cover and place in an oven preheated to 350 degrees. Cook till a temperature probe placed in the centermost rolled cabbage registers about 170 F.

NOTE do NOT cover directly with tin foil. The foil will dissolve when in contact with the tomato sauce. Place some parchment paper or other non-metallic substance between the foil and the tomato sauce.

2 comments: (You must be logged in to leave a comment.)
Warren said,
almost 2 years ago
Rolled Cabbage (Halupki, Prakas,Golabki)

I'd suggest removing the finished rolled cabbage from the pan while leaving most of the tomato in the pan. This will enable you to stir the sauce, mixing in the thin sauce that came from the rolled cabbage as it cooked.

Warren said,
almost 2 years ago
Rolled Cabbage (Halupki, Prakas,Golabki)

Recipe is large, but you can pare it down. At 6# of meat 34 Halupki were made.

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