Keto Stuffed Cabbage Recipe

Keto Stuffed Cabbage Recipe


  • 1 large head of cabbage
  • 600g ground pork
  • 150g cauliflower rice
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 20cl chicken broth (make sure it’s low-carb)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 300g tomato sauce or tomato coulis (ensure it’s low in added sugars)
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 12 green spring onions, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the Cabbage Leaves:
    • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
    • Carefully remove the outer leaves of the cabbage, trying to keep them whole.
    • Blanch the cabbage leaves in boiling water for about 3-4 minutes or until they become pliable.
    • Once blanched, remove the cabbage leaves from the pot and allow them to cool.
  2. Prepare the Filling:
    • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
    • Add the chopped onions and saut√© until they become translucent.
    • Add the ground pork and cook until it’s browned and cooked through.
    • Stir in the cauliflower rice and smoked paprika, then cook for a few minutes until the cauliflower rice is tender.
    • Season the filling with salt and pepper to taste.
    • Remove the skillet from the heat and allow the filling to cool slightly.
  3. Assemble the Stuffed Cabbage:
    • Take one cabbage leaf and place a portion of the pork and cauliflower rice mixture in the center.
    • Fold in the sides and roll up the cabbage leaf, creating a neat package. Use toothpicks if necessary to secure it.
    • Repeat this process for the remaining cabbage leaves and filling.
  4. Cook the Stuffed Cabbage:
    • In a large pot, spread a thin layer of tomato sauce or tomato coulis.
    • Place the stuffed cabbage rolls in the pot, seam side down.
    • Pour the remaining tomato sauce or coulis over the stuffed cabbage rolls.
    • Add the chicken broth to the pot.
    • Bring the pot to a simmer, then cover and cook for about 40-45 minutes, or until the cabbage leaves are tender and the flavors have melded.
  5. Serve:
    • Garnish with chopped green spring onions and serve your keto stuffed cabbage rolls hot.
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