Kaalilaatikko (Finland)

Kaalilaatikko (Finland)


3/4 cup short grain rice

Knob of butter

1 brown onion, sliced

500g mince

Salt and pepper

1 tablespoon oil

1 cabbage, diced thinly

1 tablespoon golden syrup

2 cups beef stock

Cook rice in rice cooker as per usual method.

Preheat oven to 200C.

Melt butter in frying pan. Add onion and mince, season with salt and pepper. Fry until mince is cooked, take off heat.

Heat oil in a big pot. Add cabbage, cover, and sauté until soft but do not brown. Remove from heat.

Add mince, onion, cooked rice and golden syrup to the pot with the cabbage, combine well.

Pour mixture into oven dish, pour the stock over the top and bake in oven for about an hour or until the top is nice and brown. If it’s getting too brown on top, cover with foil.