Vegetable Dolmathes-Stuffed Grape Leaves

posted by Maree 01-08-100 6:56 PM

Dolmathes - Stuffed Grape Leaves - Greek
Categories: Home Cookin,
Yield: 4

1 1/2 pounds onions
1 cup olive Oil
1 3/4 cup rice
1/2 cup parsley
2 tbl. dill
1/2 teaspoon mint
2 lemons, juiced
1-2 tbl. pine nuts
1 jar grape leaves
Garnish: lemon wedges

From J.R. Brimmer III

Preheat oven to 375° F.

Sauté onions in olive oil. Add rice and brown lightly. Cook rice according to directions with half the lemon juice. Add dill, mint, parsley, and pine nuts.

Rinse grape leaves in cold water. Remove stems and place 1 tablespoon of rice mixture on dull side folding in sides and rolling up leaves. Put in 10x13 pan, open end down. Cover with remaining oil, lemon
juice and enough water to cover at least 1/2 the dolmathes.

Cover with aluminum foil and place in a 375°F oven for 45 minutes. When cool stack on a plate, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 day.

Serve with lemon wedges.

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