Stuffed Cabbage

Lahana Kapamasi

Preparation info

  • To Serve

    6-8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

In this dish the cabbage is stuffed whole: it looks quite spectacular.

Ingredients

  • 1 large green cabbage
  • salt
  • 50 ml/2 fl oz olive oil

Method

Remove the tough outer leaves of the cabbage, cut around the stalk and remove it. Discard the inner leaves to make a hollow sphere of 3–4 layers of the outer leaves. Wash the cabbage shell. Fill a large pan with water, add ltsp salt, place the cabbage in it and leave to stand for 10 minutes. Drain.

Stuff the hollow cabbage and cover the top with a few of the discarded leaves. Place it i