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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Stuffed Vine Leaves

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Category: Meat, Greek, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 20 Good-sized canned vine or
  • Grape leaves in brine
  • 1/2 c Lean beef, cooked and chop
  • 1 Clove of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tb Tomato paste
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1/8 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 c Cooked rice
  • 2 tb Sscallions, chopped
  • 1/2 ts Oregano
  • 2 tb Parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • Shredded lettuce for
  • Garnish
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 tb Wine vinegar


1. Drain the vine leaves. Drop them into a saucepan of boiling water and
blanch for 5 min. Drain well. 2. Place the beef in a bowl. Add the garlic,
tomato paste, lemon juice and cinnamon and blend well. Stir in the rice,
scallions, oregano and 1 tbsp parsley. Season with salt and pepper. 3.
Spread the vine leaves on a clean, flat surface. Remove any stalks without
tearing the leaves. 4. Place a spoonful of stuffing on each leaf and press
the stuffing together to make it compact. Fold in the sides on each leaf
and roll up neatly. arrange the rolls on a serving dish and garnish with
shredded lettuce, if desired. 5. Place the oil and vinegar in a small bowl
and blen well with a wire whisk. Sprinkle the rolls with the remaining

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