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Stuffed Grape Leaves

  Grape leaves 1 Pound
  Lamb 3⁄4 Pound, ground
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lamb bones 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomatoes 2 , sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), sliced
  Lamb broth/Chicken bouillon 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Wash and blanch fresh grape leaves, or rinse bottled ones.
Combine meat, rice, cinnamon, and salt and pepper to taste with the water.
Place 1 teaspoon of the mixture in center of each leaf and roll up, beginning with bottom where stem has been removed, then folding in sides, and ending with top point.
Roll tightly enough so that leaves hold together, but allow for swelling of rice.
Place bones on bottom of casserole, cover with tomatoes and garlic, and arrange rolls on top, close together, in as many layers as necessary.
Press down firmly, add broth, and cook, covered, for 1 hour.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2378 Calories from Fat 793

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g133.9%

Saturated Fat 34.1 g170.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 373.3 mg124.4%

Sodium 4917.4 mg204.9%

Total Carbohydrates 249 g82.9%

Dietary Fiber 63.3 g253.1%

Sugars 36.2 g

Protein 161 g321.5%

Vitamin A 2539.4% Vitamin C 146.7%

Calcium 181.8% Iron 126.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe