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Instant Pot Lazy Stuffed Cabbage


  • Author: 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 22 minutes (plus 10 minute NPR)
  • Total Time: 42 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x

Description

All the flavors of stuffed cabbage in a super fast and easy stew. This is a delicious and healthy dinner that will fill you up!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 ribs of celery, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 1/2 cup brown rice
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 bay leave
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 small head of cabbage, chopped

Instructions

Instant Pot Instructions:

  1. Turn Instant Pot to saute setting. When display says HOT add in the pork and beef and break up. Add in the onions and celery. Brown for about 5 minutes. Add in the garlic, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. 
  2. Pour in the broth and scrape bottom of pot so that nothing is sticking. 
  3. Sprinkle in the rice, don’t stir. Dump in the tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leave and Worcestershire. Finally add in the cabbage. Don’t stir.
  4. Cover Instant Pot and secure the lid. Make sure valve is set to sealing. Set the manual/pressure cook button to 22 minutes. When time is up let the pot sit for 10 minutes and then move valve to venting. Remove the lid. 
  5. Stir well. Season to taste with salt, pepper and more Worcestershire, if needed. Ladle into bowls and serve. 

Slow Cooker Instructions:

  1. Brown the pork and beef with the onions and celery. Stir in the garlic, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. Add to the slow cooker.
  2. Pour in the broth, rice, tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leave, Worcestershire and cabbage. Stir.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  4. Stir well. Season to taste with salt, pepper and more Worcestershire, if needed. Ladle into bowls and serve. 
  • Category: Beef
  • Method: Instant Pot