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Stuffed Grapevine Leaves

  Grapevine leaves 9 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Onions 4 Medium, finely chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Ground lamb/Beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Uncooked regular rice 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Snipped mint leaves/1/2 teaspoon dried mint flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon slices 4

Wash and drain grape leaves.
Cook and stir onions and 1 teaspoon salt in oil until tender, about 5 minutes.
Mix half the cooked onions, lamb, rice, 1 teaspoon salt, the pepper and mint.
Place rounded measuring tablespoon meat mixture on center of double layer of grape leaves.
Fold stem ends over filling; fold in sides (see diagram).
Roll up tightly; place seam side down in 12-inch skillet or two 10-inch skillets.
Repeat with remaining meat mixture and grape leaves.
Add water and remaining cooked onions.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer until tender, 50 to 55 minutes.
Beat eggs until thick and lemon colored, about 3 minutes.
Slowly beat in lemon juice.
Add enough water to broth from Dutch oven to measure 1 cup if necessary; gradually stir into egg mixture.
Pour over grape leaves.Simmer uncovered 10 to 15 minutes.
Garnish with lemon slices.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3567 Calories from Fat 2023

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 226 g347.1%

Saturated Fat 81.4 g407.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1131.1 mg377%

Sodium 2633.9 mg109.7%

Total Carbohydrates 231 g76.9%

Dietary Fiber 46.8 g187.2%

Sugars 53.3 g

Protein 167 g333.6%

Vitamin A 1423.9% Vitamin C 221.3%

Calcium 139.4% Iron 140.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Grapevine Leaves Recipe