Finnish Cabbage Roll, Kaalikääryleet


The Finnish cabbage roll is a dish containing cooked cabbage leaves wrapped with a variety of fillings such as minced meat, rice or barley; mushrooms and vegetables could be included as well. The dish is baked in the oven usually accompanied with a sweet sauce and served with lingonberry jam.


Ingredients

1 large Cabbage

Water/broth

Salt


Filling

1 cup cooked rice or barley

300 g minced meat or lentils for veggie-version

1 onion

1 tsp dried marjoram (optional)

Salt and pepper

1-2 tbsp syrup (optional)

Some cream (optional)

Directions:

Cut and remove the core of the cabbage.

Cook the cabbage in salted water until soft. Drain and remove the leaves, set aside.

Chop the onion finely, cook a few minutes, add minced meat or cooked lentils, cook all together. Add the rice and