Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed with ground turkey, this comfort food is made in a slow cooker, such as a crock-pot.


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Serves: 6 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 7 hrs
Extra Time: 30 mins
(for pre-cooking rice)

Yield: 6 x 2 cabbage roll servings

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  • 4 cup water
  • 12 large cabbage leaves
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup water, extra
  • 1 packet Splenda┬«


Spray crock-pot with non-stick cooking spray. Boil 4 cups water in a deep kettle. Remove kettle from heat.

Soak cabbage leaves in hot water for 5 minutes, or just until softened. Remove. Drain. Cool.

Combine ground turkey, rice, onion, salt, pepper and thyme. Place 2 tablespoons of mixture on each leaf. Roll up firmly. Stack stuffed leaves in crock-pot.

Mix tomato paste, Splenda®, and 3/4 cup water until smooth. Pour over cabbage rolls. Cover. Cook in crock-pot on low 6 to 8 hours.

Thanks to Recipe and photo courtesy of Aimee's Adventures

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 177 cals
Kilojoules 742 kJ
Fat 5.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Sodium 341 mg
Carbohydrates 16.1 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Total Sugars 6.9 g
Protein 17.0 g
Calcium 39.0 mg
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