Preparation / Directions:
1. Combine ground beef, flour, salt, pepper, and egg in the large bowl of an electric mixer; beat at medium speed until blended, then gradually beat in milk, a tablespoon at a time, until smooth and paste-like; stir
in onion. 2. Trim off outside leaves of cabbage. Cut off a slice about an inch thick from core end; set aside. Cut core from cabbage with a sharp knife, then hollow out cabbage to make a shell about 1/2 inch thick. (Chop cut out pieces coarsley and cook as a vegetable for another day.). 3. Spoon meat mixture into shell; fit cut slice back into place;
tie tightly with soft kitchen string. 4. Place stuffed cabbage, core end down, in slow cooker; add boiling water to cooker. 5. Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours, or until cabbage is tender; remove; keep warm 6. Turn heat control to high. Combine 3 tablespoons flour and 1/3 cup cold water in a cup; pour into liquid in slow cooker; cover; cook 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper; darken with a few drops
of bottled gravy coloring. 7. Place stuffed cabbage on a heated serving platter; remove string. Pour gravy into a separate bowl. Cut cabbage into wedges; spoon gravy over.