Instant Pot Stuffed Cabbage

Crumbly, creamy and tender. Let the Cabbage take you to a whole different level!

Ready in: 37 minutes (Prep Time: 20 minutes)
Serves: 8


  • Crushed turkey – 1lb
  • Milled chicken – 1lb
  • Rice (uncooked) – 6 cups
  • Big  shredded carrots – 7
  • Big onions shredded – 3
  • Sour cream – 3/4 cup 
  • Mashed tomatoes – 1 can
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Chopped dill – 2 tablespoons
  • Big cabbage – 1
  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon


  1. Place whole cabbage into the Instant Pot, add 11/2 cup of water and cook at high pressure for 7 minutes..  
  2. Strain vegetables( carrot and onions) to remove water and set aside
  3. Set Instant pot at Sauté settings, add a tablespoon of olive oil, vegetables, salt and pepper and cook for 15minutes until soft but not burnt
  4. Meanwhile, Remove cabbage and separate leaves from each other and cut off the stem from the bottom of the cabbage.  . 
  5. Now into the vegetables add dill, tomato puree and sour cream, mix and steam for a few seconds then set aside
  6. Place the meat and rice into a bowl place chicken and turkey into a bowl and mix with the rice. Next add ½ of the vegetables into this mixture.   Add more salt and pepper into the mix if needed 
  7. Take each cabbage leave and then place 2 tablespoon of cabbage into them ( or 1 tablespoon if the leaves are smaller) fold the ends of the cabbage  to form a little parcel just like a burrito
  8. Add  the 1/3 of the other half of the mixture into the instant pot, add the stuffed (parcel like) cabbages . Ensure there is no overlap, then add another layer of stuff cabbage until all is exhausted  
  9. Place into it, ½ a cup of water and then close and seal the Instant Pot.  Set to stew/meat and cook for 17 minutes. Serve immediately

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