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Baked Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

There is nothing more satisfying than a dish that tastes delicious and makes you feel good. Baked Stuffed cabbage rolls are just that kind of dish! They take some time to prepare, but the hands-on work is minimal. Stuffed cabbage rolls can be made in advance and frozen for later use, so they make great leftovers or freezer meals.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked cabbage rolls, how to make cabbage rolls for freezer, stuffed cabbage rolls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 298kcal
Author Lauren


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups rice brown or white cooked
  • 1 head of cabbage
  • 2 large zucchini chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 24 ounces jarred tomato sauce.
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion diced


  • Add water to a large pot and bring to a boil.
  • While brining the water to a boil, wash the cabbage and remove the cabbage leaves off head of cabbage.
  • When water is boiling add in cabbage leaves.
  • Boil cabbage leaves until they are pliable (but not fully cooked) remove them from the water and place on a plate. Should take 3-5 minutes.
  • While cabbage is boiling, cook 1 1/2 cup of rice. You can use white rice or brown rice and cook according to the package directions.
  • Wash and chop the zucchini and chop the onion and set aside.e
  • Cook the ground beef in a large skillet until cooked, stirring regularly. Once the ground beef is cooked, remove from the heat drain and stir in the salt, pepper and garlic powder and mix it well.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the chopped zuchinni, diced onion, cooked rice, ground beef and mix well to combine.
  • Spoon the meat mixture into the cabbage leaf and wrap well.
  • Spray a large baking dish with non stick spray and preheat the oven to 350.
  • Pour a little pasta sauce on the bottom of the dish.
  • As you finish each wrap place them in the baking pan then top with the rest of the sauce.
  • Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top if desired.
  • Bake at 350 for 45 minute.


Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 941mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 638IU | Vitamin C: 62mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 4mg