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Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Gluten & Grain Free, Low Carb, Paleo)

This is a delcious and easy recipe for minced meet and cauliflower rice stuffed cabbage rolls
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine All around
Keyword Easy, Gluten-Free, Grain Free, Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Carb, Low Fat, Oil Free, Paleo
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12 rolls


For the tomato sauce

  • 1 can Tomato sauce
  • 1/2 Yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove minced
  • 1 tsp Paprika powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Onion powder

For the cabbage rolls

  • 300 g Minced beef
  • 1/2 Yellow onion
  • 3-4 Mushrooms diced
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 2-3 tbsp Fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 dl Cauliflower rice
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Paprika powder
  • 1/2 of The tomato sauce
  • 12 Cabbage leafs (I used savoy cabbage, but any one will do).


  • Preheat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius.

For the tomato sauce

  • Preheat a nonstick pan over medium heat.
  • Fry the onion and garlic until softened and starting to get golden brown.
  • Add the tomato sauce and spices and let it shimmer on low heat meanwhile you prepare the rest of the ingredients.

For the cabbage rolls

  • Bring water to a boil in a big pot.
  • Lower the heat and cook the cabbage rolls for 30-60 seconds, until a little softened. Drain well.
  • Preheat a nonstick pan over medium heat.
  • Add the onion, mushrooms and water and let it shimmer until the water has evaporated.
  • Add the minced beef and spices and stir to combine.
  • Add cauliflower rice and combine.
  • Add half of the tomato sauce to the minced beef mixture and combine well.
  • Add about 2 tablespoons of the beef mixture in the middle of each cabbage roll (make sure there's enough space on the sides.
  • Now fold the 3-4 cm closest to you over the top of the meat and roll it so that the edge is underneath the meat.
  • Fold in the right side of the cabbage leaf, and then the left side.
  • Last fold the upper side of the cabbage roll and place in a oven safe dish with the opening facing the bottom. Repeat with remaining cabbage leafs.
  • Top the cabbage rolls with the remaining sauce.
  • Bake in the oven for 1 hours (or until cabbage isreally soft).