Stuffed Grape Leaves

66
Servings
30m
Prep Time
40m
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In


"Classic Greek recipe! Serving size is 5 1/2 dozen...amount of people this feeds depends on their appetites!"

Original recipe yields 66 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (33.4 g)
  • Calories 32.9
  • Total Fat - 1.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 66.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 4.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 1.1 g
  • Protein - 1.3 g
  • Calcium - 21.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Separate grape leaves; rinse with cold water, and drain well. Set the leaves aside.

Step 2

Saute chopped onion in oil in a large nonstick skillet until tender. Add minced parsley, and cook 1 minute. Add rice, and saute 8 minutes or until the rice is lightly browned. Stir in the pine nuts. Remove from heat, and let cool.

Step 3

Place the grape leaves, stem side up, on a flat surface. Place about one tablespoon rice mixture in the center of each leaf. Fold right and left sides of each leaf over the filling; then fold the bottom adn top of the leaf over filling, forming a square. Place stuffed leaves, seam side down, in a large saucepan.

Step 4

Combine broth and lemon juice; pour over the stuffed leaves. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

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