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Vegan Cabbage Parcels


  • 1/2 aubergine, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 cup white rice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • oil for frying
  • 9 savoy cabbage leaves


  • Cook the rice according to instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 190ºC, gas mark 5.
  • Remove 9 outer leaves from the cabbage, wash and cook them whole in a large pan of boiling water for around 4-5 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain and pat dry with kitchen roll.
  • Heat a little oil in a large frying pan and add all the remaining ingredients. Season with a little salt and pepper and cover the pan. Cook over medium heat for around 10 minutes until soft. Stir in the rice.
  • Using a spoon, divide the mixture between the cabbage leaves. Roll up into little parcels, folding in the ends. Place onto a baking tray and bake in the over for around 15 –20 minutes until heated through.
  • Serve on their own, or with a rich tomato sauce or gravy!