Dolmathes Recipes

Try this dolmathes recipe. Stuffed grapes leaves with ground beef, rice and mint. A Greek delicacy.

50 grape leaves, canned

1 onion, chopped

3 tablespoon butter, melted

1/2 cup rice, cooked

1 pound ground beef, browned

1/2 parsley and mint, chopped

2 cups water


Rinse grape leaves to remove excess brine.

Filling: Fry chopped onion in melted butter until golden. Mix with rice, meat, parsley and mint.

Take 1 tablespoon filling and put in center of 1 grape leaf, making sure shiny side of leaf is underneath. Fold over top and sides like envelope and roll up. Place a few coarse leaves in the bottom of pot. Stuff remaining grape leaves. Arrange the balls in pot in layers. Add water. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

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