Cabbage Rolls with Cabbage Sweet Potato Mousse

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Prep-time: 15 minutes        Cooking time: 20 min        Calories: 416.0              

When making cabbage rolls, Nappa cabbage is a good choice, it is long shaped, the leaves are easy to fill and roll and baking after that is a stroll.

The bottom parts combine very well with sweet potatoes and make a delicious accompanying mousse.

A filling of different beans with a nice spice mix make the rolls a protein rich, lovely tasting dinner dish. A slight spicy sauce gives the dish the tanginess it needs.

 Ingredients:    Serves: 4

For the cabbage rolls

  • 8 Nappa cabbage leaves
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 cup mung beans
  • 1 cup black eyed peas
  • ½ cup onions (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (sliced)
  • Equal parts of ¼ tsp, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds
  • Sea salt, pepper

For the mousse

  • 1 medium white sweet potato (cut small)
  • 8 0z cabbage leaves (cut of pieces and balance leaves)
  • ½ cup soy milk
  • 2 tsp cornstarch + 3 tbsp water
  • Salt

For the sauce

  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp onion
  • ½ red chili

Method:

  • Soak the beans overnight, rinse and boil in water for 25 minutes
  • Place the cabbage leaves in a large flat skillet add water and boil for 2 minutes
  • Allow the leaves cool in the water, drain and cut of the white bottom part, about 3 inches
  • Place the cut of pieces of the cabbage in a stockpot, add the sweet potato and bring to a boil with the soymilk
  • Boil until the potato has softened, about ten minutes
  • Place the mix in an up-right blender and blend smooth, season
  • Transfer back to the stockpot from the blender, bring to a boil and thicken with the corn starch mix
  • Drain the beans, add to the blender, add the spice mix, onions, garlic and pulse coarse
  • Form sausage like shapes from the bean mix and place on the cabbage leaves.
  • Fold the outer sides in and roll the leaves into rolls
  • Place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes in a 325 F oven
  • Place the tomatoes in the blender, add the garlic, onion and chili
  • Blend smooth and boil for 3 minutes in a sauce pan, season
  • Arrange the rolls on plates with some cabbage potato mousse and drizzle with the sauce.

Nutritional values are manually calculated and based on the ingredients specified.

Nutritional value per serving:

  • Calories: 247.8
  • Fat: 1.4
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 44.2 mg
  • Carbohydrate 46.4 g
  • Protein: 12.7 g
  • Dietary fiber: 13.8 g

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