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Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

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“A favorite appetizer in Greece and throughout the Middle East. It can be prepared ahead and served either hot or cold.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
40 appetizers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl mix 1/2 cup chicken broth, beef, lamb, rice, onion, pine nuts, parsley, garlic and mint. Set aside.
  2. Gently rinse grape leaves and pat dry with paper towels. Arrange on a work surface with the shiny side down. Place 1 tablespoon meat mixture in the center of a grape leaf. Tuck in ends and roll tightly toward the leaf point. Repeat until meat mixture and leaves are used up.
  3. Arrange wrapped leaves, in layers, in a large sauce pan with seam side down. Cover leaves with remaining broth and the lemon juice. Weight leaves with a heavy plate to prevent opening.
  4. Cook over low heat 45 minutes.
  5. Serve with plain yogurt; garnish with lemon slices.

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