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Stuffed Grape Leaves (Vegetarian)

 

29

Yield

36

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

2

hrs

Ready

3

hrs

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sodium-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

36 each grape leaves
*
1 ¼ cups long grain rice
brown
1 large onions
chopped
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
chopped
2 each tomatoes
peeled and chopped
½ cup pine nuts
½ cup raisins, seedless
½ teaspoon cinnamon
or allspice
2 each garlic cloves
crushed
1 x black pepper
*
6 tablespoons olive oil
½ cup water
1-2 each lemon juice

Directions

  1. Drain Leaves and Rinse Under Cold Water & Drain Again.

  2. Half Fill a Large Saucepan With Water, add the Rice and Boil for 10 Min., Then Drain and Mix With the Onion, Parsley, Tomatoes, Pine Nuts, Raisins, Cinnamon or Allspice, Garlic & Pepper To Taste.

  3. Palce a Heaping Teaspoon Of the Filling on Each Leaf. Fold the Edges Over and the the Little Bundles Side By Side in a Frying Pan With a Lid.

  4. Mix Together the Oil and Water and Pour Over the Grape Leaves. Sprinkle a Little Lemon Juice on Top 5. Cook Covered Over a Very Gentle Heat for 2 to 2½ Hours until the Rice and Leaves Are Tender. add More Water If Necessary. Cool, Then Chill.

  5. Arrange the Stuffed Leaves on a Large Plate or in a Shallow Basket With a Bowl Of Yogurt & Mint Dressing in the Middle To Dip the Leaves Into. Garnish With Lemon Slices. Yogurt & Mint Dressing: About ½ cup Of Yogurt and 2 tablespoon Chopped Mint. Mixed Together.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 29g (1.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 6549% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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