Vegan Recipes


Thriving on Plant’s yummy mushroom stuffed cabbage is a great recipe to share with guests and friends.  Made with both lentils and brown rice, it is wholesome and hearty.


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  1. Bring a pot of water to boil and add the head of cabbage to the pot.
  2. Simmer for 10 minutes and make sure the head remains submerged in the pot.
  3. Drain and cool. Gently remove the leaves attempting to keep them intact as much as possible for rolling.
  4. Place the porcini in a bowl with 2 cups of hot water and let stand for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from liquid and reserve for later use. Chop the mushrooms roughly.
  6. Bring 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil with salt, bay leaf, lentils and rice. Reduce to a simmer and cook covered for about 40 minutes.
  7. Sauté cremini and porcini mushrooms and onions in a pan for stuffing. Remove from heat and pulse in food processor until pasty.
  8. Stir together mushroom mixture and rice and lentils with 1 tbsp of tomato paste. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Simmer the reserved mushroom broth until it begins to thicken slightly. Stir in remaining tomato paste until dissolved. Add salt, pepper, and diced tomatoes and cook on low for about 5 minutes.
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Oil the dish and then line the dish with 4 cabbage leaves to cover the bottom of the pan.
  3. Scoop approximately ¼ cup of the mushroom mixture and place it near the base of the cabbage leaf. Gently fold in the sides and start rolling, tucking in the sides as needed.
  4. Place in baking dish, seam side down, on top of the leaves. Repeat until all the leaves are
  5. Pour sauce over the rolls and top with vegetable broth for cooking.
  6. Bake, uncovered for 45 minutes-1 hour or until the tops begin to crisp.
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