*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     STUFFED GRAPE LEAVES (VEGETARIAN)
 
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 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   36                    Grape Leaves
    1 1/4   c            Long-Grain Brown Rice
    1       lg           Onion Chopped
    2       tb           Chopped Parsley
    2                    Tomatoes Peeled & Chopped
      1/2   c            Pine Nuts
      1/2   c            Raisins
      1/2   ts           Cinnamon or Allspice
    2                    Crushed Garlic Cloves
                         Black Pepper
    6       tb           Olive Oiil
      1/2   c            (Generous) Water
                         Juice Of 1-2 Lemons.
 
     1.  Drain Leaves and Rinse Under Cold Water & Drain Again.
     2.  Half Fill a Large Saucepan With Water, add the Rice and Boil
   for 10 Min., Then Drain and Mix With the Onion, Parsley, Tomatoes,
   Pine Nuts, Raisins, Cinnamon or Allspice, Garlic       & Pepper To
   Taste.
     3.  Palce a Heaping Teaspoon Of the Filling on Each Leaf. Fold the
   Edges Over and the the Little Bundles Side By Side in a Frying Pan
   With a Lid.
     4.  Mix Together the Oil and Water and Pour Over the Grape
   Leaves.Sprinkle a Little Lemon Juice on Top.
     5.  Cook Covered Over a Very Gentle Heat for 2-2 1/2 Hours until
   the Rice and Leaves Are Tender.  add More Water If Necessary.  Cool,
   Then Chill.
    7. Arrange the Stuffed Leaves on a Large Plate or in a Shallow
   Basket With a Bowl Of Yogurt & Mint Dressing in the Middle To Dip the
   Leaves Into. Garnish With Lemon Slices.
     Yogurt & Mint Dressing: About 1/2 C. Of Yogurt and 2 T. Chopped Mint
   Mixed Together.
  
 
 
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