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  Cabbage leaves 8
  Minced beef 1 Pound (About 450 Grams Or 2 Cups)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Oil 2 Fluid Ounce (About 50 Milliliter Or 1 Cup)
  Cooked rice 2 Ounce (About 50 Grams)
  Mixed herbs 2 Gram (About 2 Grams)
  Tomato sauce 1⁄2 Pint (About 300 Milliliter Or 1.25 Cup)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1 Preheat the oven to 180°C, 350°F,gas4.
2 Boil the cabbage leaves in salted water for 5 minutes.
Drain and dry on absorbent paper.
3 Put the mince with the chopped onion in a saucepan and fry gently in the oil until the meat is brown, about 10 minutes.
4 Add the cooked rice, herbs, and seasoning.
5 Divide the filling between the cabbage leaves, roll up and place close together in a baking dish just big enough to hold them.
Pour the tomato sauce over, cover with a lid, and bake for 40 minutes.
Serve hot as an appetizer or as a main dish with plain, boiled rice.
Tip: Traditional Greek Dolmades consists of lamb wrapped up in vine leaves, blanched for 5 minutes, and flavoured with mint.
You may be able to try this with vine leaves yourself to enjoy the authentic taste.
You can buy them in cans in delicatessens.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 663 Calories from Fat 271

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.8%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g41.8%

Trans Fat 0.9 g

Cholesterol 70.3 mg23.4%

Sodium 365 mg15.2%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g24%

Dietary Fiber 26.8 g107.3%

Sugars 37.3 g

Protein 37 g73%

Vitamin A 26.2% Vitamin C 629.5%

Calcium 43.4% Iron 43%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dolmades Recipe