CommonGround volunteer Leslie Boswell shares her recipe for homemade Nebraska Bunzas with Pure Nebraska viewers.



1194 cal


64 g


22 g


148 g
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Nebraska Bunzas
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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped white onion
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese
  • 1 package frozen dinner rolls, thawed


  1. In a large skillet with a lid brown the ground beef and onion until done. Drain off any grease. Add the shredded cabbage, garlic powder, salt, pepper, butter, and water. Stir well.
  2. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  3. Take two of the balls of dinner roll dough and roll into ovals.
  4. Place about 1/4-1/3 cup ground beef filling onto one of the ovals and sprinkle shredded cheese on top and add the other oval of dough.
  5. Continue this until you are out of filling.
  6. Place the filled ovals onto a greased cookie sheet.
  7. Cover with a towel and allow the dough to rise in a warm place 30 minutes.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for approximately 20 minutes, or until golden brown.


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