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Stuffed Grape Leaves

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Ingredients
  Grape leaves 1 Pound
  Rice 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), washed
  Chickpeas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Mint 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Scallions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Wash and drain grape leaves.
Mix rice, peas, parsley, mint, scallions, salt, pepper, cinnamon and oil; stuff 1 leaf at a time using heaping teaspoon of stuffing.
Roll up, folding bottom of leaf up over stuffing and folding in sides.
Place garlic in bottom of 4-quart pan; add rolls side by side in layers.
Sprinkle with additional salt and lemon juice; add 1/2 cups water.
Cook gently, covered, for 45 minutes.
Drain off sauce; arrange rolls on serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 336 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 379 mg15.8%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%

Dietary Fiber 9.5 g37.8%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 8 g16.4%

Vitamin A 321.8% Vitamin C 35.9%

Calcium 25% Iron 17.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe