I almost don’t want to do share this recipe it’s just so good, but in the interest of not being a food scrooge and sharing the love here is my MOST FABULOUS recipe for cabbage rolls! There are a lot of recipes and variations out there, my cousin does a fantastic greek lemon version that are to die for, so you can experiment. Good additions are smoked pork bones at the bottom of the pot. Sometimes I add a dash of cayenne pepper, so go to work and create to your hearts content!
As a mum I am constantly trying to find ways to get my children to eat a wide range of vegetables. My last couple of attempts with cabbage didn’t go over so well. Firstly, I tried the lovely gluten free goodness of cabbage noodles (literally cabbage chopped into ribbons and softened in a pan) with our usual beef stroganoff recipe. Needless to say my husband nor children wanted to partake in eating the tasty spaghetti alternative. My last attempt of coleslaw atop of baked potatoes didn’t go over well with anyone else either and I had a surplus of coleslaw salad lunches for myself for days while my family members digested their unhealthy bacon and cheese topping instead.
When I read that cabbage would be a new addition to the Organic Place mixed bag this week, these past experiences immediately came to mind and I resolved that I would once again try to sneak cabbage into my family’s diet. However, this time I decided I may have to be a little bit James Bond about it all, and disguise it carefully within an exciting hands-on and delectable experience.