Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls are so incredibly delicious, they practically melt in your mouth!

Picture tender cabbage leaves embracing a fragrant filling of mushrooms, onions, and rice.

Each roll is carefully enveloped in soft cabbage leaves, creating a beautiful presentation.

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

To add more flavors, serve the warm cabbage rolls with tomato sauce and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.

These little seeds only serve to highlight the incredible flavors of this dish.

It’s the perfect quick and easy vegetable dish to satisfy your family’s hunger in no time.

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

The best part is, you can prepare this easy recipe in advance.

Simply pop them in the refrigerator. And when it’s time to serve, just slide them into the oven.

Believe it or not, these Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls only require 10 minutes of baking.

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Traditionally, cabbage rolls are made with meat. But in this recipe, they are with a filling of rice, mushrooms, and onions.

The result is a dish that is both incredibly tasty and satisfying. Even for the most devoted meat lovers.

So why wait? Treat yourself and your loved ones to this irresistible dish. They’re sure to become a family favorite in no time!

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls – VIDEO RECIPE

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

how to cook Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls?


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To start, preheat your oven to 200°C (400⁰F). Next, grab a saucepan and bring some water to a boil. Don’t forget to add a pinch of salt for flavor. Now, take each cabbage leaf and carefully place it in the boiling water for about 2-3 minutes. Once done, remove the leaves, give them a quick rinse with cold water, and let them cool.

TIPS:  Instead of using regular white cabbage, try using Savoy cabbage. Its unique texture and vibrant color will add a touch of elegance to your dish.

TIPS: Don’t forget to rinse the cabbage leaves with cold water. This step is crucial to halt the heat treatment process and ensure that your cabbage rolls maintain their crispness.


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Then cut out the thick fibers from the middle of each cabbage leaf.


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While the cabbage leaves cool down, it’s time to prepare the filling. First, peel an onion and chop it into small cubes.


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Do the same with the mushrooms, cutting them into tiny pieces.


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Lastly, finely chop two small cabbage leaves.


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Heat up a frying pan over high heat and add a drizzle of vegetable oil. Toss in the chopped onions and mushrooms, and let them sizzle for about 5 minutes.


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Once they start to brown, add the chopped cabbage and let everything simmer for another 2-3 minutes.


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Now, it’s time to add the boiled rice to the filling mixture. Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook on low heat for a couple more minutes. Don’t forget to season the filling with some salt and black pepper. Once it’s done, let it cool down.


Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Take the cooled filling and place it onto the prepared cabbage leaves.


Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Roll the leaves carefully to create delicious cabbage rolls.


Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Once you’re done rolling, place the cabbage rolls in a baking dish. Pour some water into the dish.


Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Pop the dish into the preheated oven at 200°C (400⁰F) and let the cabbage rolls bake for about 8-10 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”.


Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Once they’re nice and soft, take the dish out of the oven and let it cool slightly.


Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

To add some extra flavor, pour some tomato sauce over the cabbage rolls and sprinkle them with sesame seeds.

TIPS: If you don’t have tomato sauce on hand, don’t worry! You can easily substitute it with ketchup or ready-made tomato sauce.

TIPS: But if you’re feeling adventurous and want to make your own tomato sauce, it’s a breeze. Just check out the recipe for “Easy Zucchini Feta Roll Ups” in the “for the sauce” section. You’ll find a quick and easy method to whip up your own homemade tomato sauce.

TIPS: To take the flavor of your cabbage rolls up a notch, try toasting some sesame seeds in a hot frying pan without any oil. This simple step will add a delightful nutty taste that will leave your taste buds craving for more. And hey, if you need a detailed guide on how to properly fry sesame seeds, check out the recipe titled Fried Squid Pepper Salad.


Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Now, Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls are ready to be served! Bon appetit!

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls


  • Cabbage – 10 leaves (600 g)
  • Boiled rice – 1 1/3 cup (200 g)
  • Onions – 1 pc. (100 g)
  • Champignons – 8 pcs. (100 g)
  • Water – 1/2 cup (125 g)
  • Salt – 1/3 tsp. (2 g)
  • Ground black pepper – 1/3 tsp. (1 g)


  • Tomato sauce
  • White sesame

Cooking steps:

  1. Boil water in a saucepan and add salt. Place the cabbage leaves one at a time in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Remove, rinse with cold water and cool. Cut the thick fibers from the middle of the cabbage leaf.
  2. Cut the onion into cubes. Cut the mushrooms into small pieces. Finely chop two small cabbage leaves.
  3. Pour a little vegetable oil into a frying pan heated over high heat. Place chopped onions and mushrooms in it and fry for 5 minutes. Add cabbage, simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Place boiled rice into the resulting filling and cover the pan with a lid. Keep on low heat for a couple more minutes. Season with salt and black pepper, cool.
  5. Place the filling on the prepared cabbage leaves. Carefully roll the cabbage leaves to make cabbage rolls.
  6. Place the cabbage rolls in a baking dish, pour water into the dish. Bake in an oven preheated to 200°C (400°F) for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Pour the finished cabbage rolls with tomato sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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