Cabbage Rolls

Created by Chef Andy Matsuda of Sushi Chef Institute
Learn more about Chef Andy here.

Cabbage rolls are popular in the ethnic cuisines of the Balkans, Central, Northern, and Eastern Europe, as well as the Middle East. This lighter version uses lean ground turkey and low carb, low calorie Skinny Rice instead of white rice.

Cabbage Rolls with Shirataki RiceMakes 4 servings


8 large cabbage leaves
1 package Skinny “Rice” Shirataki
6 oz ground turkey
½ onion, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
2 C chicken or vegetable broth
4 C tomato sauce

Boil cabbage until soft being careful not to overcook. Remove from water and set aside. Rinse well and drain Skinny Rice and set aside. Mix together turkey, onion, Skinny Rice, and seasonings. Divide the mixture into 8 equal round portions and wrap each with the cabbage leaves. Mix the broth and tomato sauce in a bowl and set aside. Place the rolls in a large saucepan, seam-side down, and cover with the broth mixture. Cook on medium-low heat and simmer for 1 hour. Garnish with asparagus if desired and serve hot.

Per Serving (2 rolls): 146 calories, 4g fat, 33mg cholesterol, 20g carbohydrates, 6g fiber, 12g protein (WW Points Plus: 4)

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