Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Holubtsi

Preparation info

  • Makes

    10 to 12

    servings (approximately 2 to 3 per person)
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

Holubtsi in Ukrainian literally translates as “little” or “dearest pigeons,” though they do not contain pigeon meat at all! Holubtsi are simply stuffed cabbage rolls, usually made in great quantities. They may be stewed in a sauce depending on the filling. It is a popular family dish and one that is always served at festive or community dinners. On certain occasions, more than one preparation may be served. It is not what I would call a dainty dish; however, it is incredibly f