Stuffed Onion Leaves
|Yellow onions||5 Large (Very Large)|
|Lean ground lamb/Lean ground beef||1 Pound|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground allspice||1 Teaspoon|
|Long grain rice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), soaked in water for 1/2 hour, then drained|
|Ripe tomatoes||3 , diced|
|Olive oil||4 Tablespoon|
|Beef stock||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Fresh ground pepper||To Taste|
Onion Leaves Place the whole unpeeled onions (the larger the better) in a pot, and cover with water.
Bring the water to a boil; then turn down to a simmer.
Cover, and simmer the onions for 20 minutes.
Remove, drain, and cool the onions so that you can handle them.
Filling Mix together the lamb or beef.
Add the cinnamon, allspice, pepper, salt, and rice.
Mix well, and then add the tomatoes.
Gently mix again, being careful not to squeeze the juice out of the tomatoes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3012 Calories from Fat 1504
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 168 g258.6%
Saturated Fat 54.9 g274.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 331.1 mg110.4%
Sodium 902.6 mg37.6%
Total Carbohydrates 288 g96%
Dietary Fiber 46.6 g186.5%
Sugars 10.3 g
Protein 99 g198.8%
Vitamin A 62.4% Vitamin C 82%
Calcium 21.3% Iron 57.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet