STREAMING NOW: No Reservations

Sweet and Sour Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“The filling is prepared and mixed in the food processor. The actual cabbage rolls are made in the crockpot. Serve it over egg noodles. From "Family Circle" magazine.”
5hrs 20mins
18 rolls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook cabbage about 15 minutes.
  2. Peel off 9 leaves (they should be pliable); remove tough stems and cut each leaf in half.
  3. Shred remaining cabbage and place in the bottom of the crockpot.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and cook onion until it begins to soften, about 5 minutes: add garlic, cinnamon, and nutmeg, cook 1 minute.
  5. Remove half of the onion mixture and set aside; turn off heat to the skillet and stir in tomato sauce, brown sugar, and vinegar.
  6. In a food processor, pulse bread and milk to form a paste.
  7. Add reserved onion, ground beef, salt and pepper; pulse to combine well.
  8. On a work surface, place cabbage leaves with stem ends facing you.
  9. Spoon 2 heaping tablespoons of the meat mixture and roll up; place roll, seam side down, in the crockpot.
  10. Pour the sauce over top; cover and cook on LOW for 5 hours.
  11. Meanwhile, cook egg noodles according to package instructions.
  12. Serve cabbage rolls over the egg noodles.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a