Cabbage Rolls made with Turkey
- CKD non-dialysis
2 cabbage rolls
- 12 cabbage leaves
- 1 pound ground turkey
- 1/2 cup uncooked rice
- 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (divided use)
- 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
- 2 teaspoons dried parsley
- 1-1/4 cup water (divided use)
- 3 ounces tomato paste
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon sugar
Carefully remove 12 cabbage leaves from a whole cabbage and wash them.
Boil a large pot of water. Add cabbage leaves and cook for 2 minutes to soften. Drain and set leaves aside.
In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, rice, onion, eggs, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, basil, parsley and 1/4 cup water.
Place 1/4 cup of the turkey mixture on the cabbage leaf and fold sides of leaf over turkey mixture.
Place rolls close together, seam side down in a baking dish.
Combine tomato paste, lemon juice, 1 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and sugar to make a sauce. Top cabbage rolls with sauce. Cover and bake at 375° F for 1-1/2 hour. Uncover and bake 30 minutes longer.