Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage 2

This recipe, Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage 2, comes from an old Hungarian cookbook that’s almost falling apart. Dad made rudimentary translations of some of the entries that were particularly evocative of his childhood years in Hungary.

Töltött káposzta II (Cabbage Rolls)

Recipe from Az Ìnyesmester Szakácskônyve (The Expert’s Cookbook)

  • Ground pork
  • Chopped bacon
  • Uncooked rice
  • 1 egg
  • Sauerkraut leaves
  • Sauerkraut
  • Browned flour roux

Wrap mixture of pork, bacon, raw rice, and 1 egg in pickled cabbage leaves. Place in large pot with sauerkraut between layers. Cover with water. Cover and cook. Thicken sauce with brown flour roux before serving.

Variation. Layer all of the cabbage roll ingredients with the sauerkraut and leaves.

Expert Book of the Cook: Hungarian cookbook