1. Heat oven to 350oF
  2. Boil enough water to cover the cabbage
  3. Remove the core from the head of the cabbage, discard outside leaves
  4. In a mixing bowl mix onion, garlic, rice, pepper, and ground beef
  5. When the water has come to a boil, submerge the cabbage
  6. Remove cabbage leaves as they soften
  7. After removing 12 leaves, remove the cabbage
  8. Boil the 12 leaves until the stems are softened enough to roll
  9. Shock the leaves in cold water
  10. Put two golfball sized spoonfuls of the ground beef mixture in the stem of each leaf
  11. Roll leaves like burritos and set seam side down in a baking pan
  12. Cover rolls with tomato sauce and bake for 45 minutes or until beef mixture is cooked through

Serves 4