My first experience with this casserole was in Sweden at my Mother-in- laws and really really liked it. The Swedish name for this casserole is kålpudding – pronounced koal pudding – kål means cabbage.
Give this a try – I promise you will love it!
Fry chopped cabbage in 3 T margarine until partially wilted
Add the dark syrup and water to the cabbage
Water has evaporated and cabbage is now ready for the casserole dish
Combine ingredients with ground pork and ground beef
Add meat on first layer of cabbage
All 3 layers done and ready for the oven
Out of the oven!
- 2 lb. whole cabbage
- 3 T margarine
- 2 T dark syrup
- 1/2 C water
- 1/2 lb. ground pork
- 1/2 lb. ground beef
- 1/2 diced onion, saute in margarine
- 1/4 C cooked rice
- 1 egg
- 1/2 C milk
Chop cabbage into 2″ pieces and fry in margarine until partially wilted. Add dark syrup, water and simmer until water is almost evaporated.
Combine ground meat, sauteed onions, rice, egg and milk. In greased 2 quart baking dish layer half of the cabbage, then all the meat for second layer and the rest of the cabbage for the top layer. Bake in preheated 375º oven for 45 minutes.
Serve with boiled potatoes and salad.