Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

Minced Meat Cabbage Roll is a delightful treat that will surely impress your family.

This simple yet flavorful dish consists of cabbage leaves wrapped around a tasty filling of minced chicken.

Just imagine the tender chicken filling, combined with the softness of the cabbage leaves.

They create a festive roll that will add a touch of elegance to your dining table.

Who would have thought that minced chicken and cabbage could be transformed into something so original and delicious?

Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

The secret lies in the creative double filling of this recipe.

The minced chicken is divided into two equal parts.

With one part mixed with tomato paste and the other with curry.

The tomato paste not only adds a refreshing twist to the mince but also gives it a vibrant color.

On the other hand, the curry adds to the flavor and beauty of the chicken filling, taking it to a whole new level.

Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

Not only is Minced Meat Cabbage Roll a tasty dish, but it is also a healthy choice. Moreover, it’s made from simple and budget-friendly ingredients.

Making minced chicken filling at home is a breeze. Just finely chop the chicken, add some onion and egg, and season it with your favorite spices.

Once baked in the oven, the aroma of the spices intensifies.

While the cabbage leaves become irresistibly soft and tender.

Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

This amazing Minced Meat Cabbage Roll is complemented perfectly by a delicious tomato sauce.

It can be enjoyed as a light dinner.

Or served as a delightful meat dish alongside fluffy rice or creamy mashed potatoes.

Alternatively, it can be served as a colorful appetizer that will pleasantly surprise your guests.

No matter the occasion, this fabulous dish will quickly become a favorite on your table.

So gather your loved ones and indulge in this wonderful creation together!

Minced Meat Cabbage Roll – VIDEO RECIPE

Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

how to cook Minced Meat Cabbage Roll?


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To start, preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Grab a large saucepan and toss in some cabbage leaves. Pour boiling water over them and let them soak for about 10 minutes.

TIPS: Instead of using regular white cabbage, why not try using Savoy cabbage? Not only does it have a unique texture, but its bright color will also add a beautiful touch to your dish.


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Once they’re done, take out the cabbage leaves, give them a rinse with cold water, and let them cool and dry.

TIPS: When working with cabbage leaves, it’s important to rinse them with cold water. This simple step will help stop the heat treatment process and ensure that your cabbage not overcooks.


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Now, it’s time to prep the cabbage leaves. Cut out the thick fibers from the middle of each leaf.


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Next, peel some onions and roughly chop them up. Use an immersion blender to give them a good chop.

TIPS: If you don’t have an immersion blender, don’t worry! There are other ways to chop onions. You can use a kitchen chopper or a meat grinder to get the job done.


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Grab a big bowl and toss in some minced chicken. Add in the chopped onions, dried garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper. Mix everything together until it’s well combined.

TIPS: Instead of using dried garlic, you can opt for a small clove of fresh garlic as a substitute. To prepare it, finely chop or use a garlic press to extract its flavor.


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Now, divide the minced meat mixture into two halves. Take one half and mix in some tomato paste until it’s all blended nicely.


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For the other half, add in some curry powder and mix it in thoroughly.


Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

Lay out half of the cabbage leaves on a sheet of foil, making sure they overlap.


Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

Spread the minced meat and curry mixture evenly over the cabbage leaves.


Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

Then, cover it up with the remaining cabbage leaves. On top of those, spread out the minced meat with tomato paste.


Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

Using the foil, carefully roll up the cabbage leaves with the minced meat into a nice tight roll. Make sure to pinch the ends so it stays together.


Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

Place the roll in a baking dish and pop it into the preheated oven at 180°C (350°F). Let it bake for about 45 minutes.

TIPS: Looking for some helpful advice on how to preheat your oven and prepare it for baking? Look no further than my articles “How and Why Do You Need to Preheat Oven” and “Top 7 Secrets How to Bake in Oven”.


Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

Once it’s done, take the baking dish out of the oven and remove the foil. Let it cool for a bit.


Minced Meat Cabbage Roll

When it’s cooled down, cut Minced Meat Cabbage Roll into equal pieces and serve it up with some tasty tomato sauce. Enjoy your meal!

TIPS: If you’re in a hurry and need tomato sauce quickly, why not make your own? Check out the recipe for “Easy Zucchini Feta Roll Ups” in the “for the sauce” section. It’s a simple and easy way to make a delicious sauce in no time.

TIPS: If you don’t want to make tomato sauce from scratch, you can easily replace it with ketchup or ready-made tomato sauce.

Minced Meat Cabbage Roll


  • Minced chicken – 1 package (400 g)
  • Cabbage – 4 leaves (150 g)
  • Onions – 1 pc. (170 g)
  • Tomato paste – 2 tbsp. (36 g)
  • Eggs – 1 pc. (50 g)
  • Dried garlic – 2/3 tsp. (2 g)
  • Curry – 1/2 tsp. (1 g)
  • Salt – 1/3 tsp. (2 g)
  • Ground black pepper – 1/3 tsp. (1 g)


  • Tomato sauce

Cooking steps:

  1. Place cabbage leaves in a large saucepan, add boiling water, leave for 10 minutes. Remove, rinse with cold water, cool and dry. Cut the thick fibers from the middle of the cabbage leaf.
  2. Coarsely chop the onion and grind with an immersion blender.
  3. Place minced chicken in a large bowl, add onion, dried garlic, eggs, salt and pepper, mix thoroughly. Divide the resulting minced meat into two halves. Add tomato paste to one half, curry to the second, mix well.
  4. Place half of the cabbage leaves overlapping on the foil. Spread the minced meat and curry evenly over the entire surface of the cabbage leaves. Then cover with the remaining cabbage leaves. Evenly distribute the minced meat with tomato paste on top. Using foil, carefully roll the cabbage leaves with the minced meat into a roll, tightly pinching the ends.
  5. Place the resulting roll in a baking dish. Bake in an oven preheated to 180°C (350°F) for 45 minutes. Cool.
  6. Serve the finished roll with tomato sauce.


  1. Thanks for the recipe 👍👍👍👍🌹🌹🌹🌹 Your recipes are so simple and delicious 😊. I’ll try to do it tomorrow!

    1. You’re welcome, Rebekka! we are absolutely thrilled to go above and beyond for you!

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