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Greek lamb stuffed cabbage leaves

Greek Lamb Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Karon Grieve
Super easy recipe for lamb stuffed cabbage leaves, comfort food at it's best.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Greek
Servings 2 people
Calories 647 kcal


  • 400 g lamb mince
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 carrot finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 red pepper finely chopped
  • 1 stick celery finely chopped
  • 1/2 courgette finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chilli chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp tomato puree
  • 4 cabbage leaves savoy cabbage
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt to serve


  • Saute the mince in a little olive oil till browned then remove from pan and set aside
  • Add a little more oil to the pan and saute onion for 5 mins then add garlic for 2 mins
  • Add all other ingredients (apart from the cabbage leaves) and saute for 5 mins then add the mince and a little water if required, season well and simmer for 2--30 mins
  • Steam the cabbage leaves for 5 mins till tender and bright green
  • Spoon mince mixture on to cabbage leaves and roll up
  • Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt


I used a savoy cabbage but you could use any cabbage leaves for this recipe


Calories: 647kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 38gFat: 47gSaturated Fat: 21gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 147mgSodium: 182mgPotassium: 1150mgFiber: 5gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 6583IUVitamin C: 74mgCalcium: 148mgIron: 5mg
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Keyword cabbage, lamb
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