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unstuffed cabbage rolls | one dish kitchen
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Easy Unstuffed Cabbage Roll For One

Unstuffed cabbage rolls, similar to cabbage rolls but much easier to make and faster to cook. This single serving cabbage roll recipe is made with a few simple ingredients in one pan and is served over rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
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Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Polish
Keyword: cabbage, pork
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 461kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 10-inch skillet


  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 ounces lean ground pork
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 medium Roma tomato chopped, or use 4-5 grape tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup chopped cabbage
  • 1/4 cup Marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 cup cooked rice


  • Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium high heat. Add the pork, onions, garlic, chopped tomatoes, salt and pepper to the pan and cook until the pork is browned and the onions are soft, 5 minutes.
    ground pork cooking in a skillet | unstuffed cabbage rolls | one dish kitchen
  • Add the cabbage to the pan and stir in the sauce, water, and vinegar. Bring to a boil, then reduce to low, cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes, until cabbage has softened.
    filling for unstuffed cabbage rolls | one dish kitchen
  • Stir in honey and serve over cooked rice.
    unstuffed cabbage rolls | one dish kitchen


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 399mg | Potassium: 375mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg