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Instant Pot® Basic Cabbage Rolls

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"Cabbage leaves stuffed with meatloaf mix, onion, and rice, cooked in the Instant Pot®."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 316
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Pour 1 1/2 cups water into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)). Insert the trivet.
  2. Remove tough outer leaves and core from the cabbage. Place cabbage, core-side down, on the trivet.
  3. Close and lock the lid, and set vent to sealing. Select Manual function according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 9 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. While cabbage is cooking, combine rice and 1/2 cup water in a small bowl. Combine beef, pork, veal, 1/3 cup tomato sauce, onion, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper in a separate bowl.
  5. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Transfer cabbage to a plate. Drain water from pot insert. Add remaining tomato sauce from the opened can and 1 teaspoon salt. Replace the trivet in the pot.
  6. Drain rice and add to the bowl with the meat mixture.
  7. Separate cooked cabbage leaves carefully and shave off the tough veins. Place a cabbage leaf on a work surface; fill with 2 tablespoons meat mixture and roll up, tucking in the sides. Place rolled leaf on the trivet in the pot. Continue with remaining leaves and filling, placing the first layer facing the same way and the second layer facing the opposite way. Pour the remaining can of tomato sauce over the rolls.
  8. Close and lock the lid. Select the Stew/Meat function according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 22 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  9. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions for 10 minutes. Release remaining pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 316 calories; 8.8 42.2 22.3 50 2253 Full nutrition

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I made this as written. It was delicious! Thank you for sharing! Reminds me of being a kid and my grandmother making stuffed cabbage with it simmering on the stove for hours.

The instructions are easy, and it tasted delicious! We will definitely be making this again!

I've made this three times now and keep getting requests to make it again. I used to buy the ready-made frozen ones, but my family won't even consider those, now! This recipe is wonderful!!!

Had originally planned on making these my usual way on the stove but decided to give my InstaPot a try. Only thing different was the rice wasn’t cooked prior and it called for 2 cans of tomato ...

This makes a LOT of cabbage rolls. Next time, though, I will soften cabbage on stove top, and use a little less tomato sauce. Otherwise: easy and delicious!

I loved the fact that the rice was uncooked but so tender when the product was finished. Very Delicious!

No changes and, yes, will definitely make it again.

Perfect.

Have 3 qt instant pot so cut recipe in half. Also - cabbage won't fit in 3 qt instant pot so need to steam/cook cabbage in some other fashion. Finished product had good flavor - will make it a...