Russian Cabbage Pie


This recipe is more an adaptation of the Russian Cabbage Pie then an authentic one.

I bought a whole cabbage and was looking for cabbage recipes.

This pie uses 6 big cabbage leaves, cut into thin (short, not more than 3 inches) strips.  After cutting, I microwave the cabbage for  3 minutes to reduce the cooking time.

For volume, I have added risotto to this recipe.  I cook my risotto in the microwave for 15 minutes.  It also cooks well in a rice cooker.  You can substitute risotto with couscous which can be added to the cabbage when you pan fry the mixture.

If you want a vegetarian pie, you can omit the bacon.

  • 1 cup of risotto – cook as per instructions
  • 4 cups of shredded cabbage
  • 4 pieces of bacon (cut into halves and fried) – Optional
  • 1 cube chicken stock
  • 100gm milk
  • 125gm feta cheese (cut…

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