Stuffed grape leaves
Vegetarian Appetizers Grapes
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:51:49 AM. Recipe ID 13460. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Stuffed grape leaves
Categories: Vegetarian, Main dish, Appetizers
Yield: 6 Servings
2 tb Olive oil
1 md Onion, finely chopped
5 c Chopped mushrooms
1 tb Dried parsley or to taste
1/4 ts Black pepper or to taste
1/8 ts Cayenne pepper or to taste
1/4 ts Turmeric or to taste
1 c Cooked yellow split peas
2 c Cooked white or brown rice
1 16-oz jar grape leaves
1 c Water
In a skillet, heat oil and saute onion and mushrooms until soft. Add
parsley and spices. Tranfer to a bowl. Mix in peas and rice. Preheat
oven to 350 degrees. Line a 3-quart baking dish with a few grape
leaves to keep stuffed leaves from sticking and burning. Place 1
heaping tablespoon of rice mixture (more or less depending on size of
leaf) in the center of a grape leaf. Fold in sides, then roll leaf
from stem to tip. Place in casserole. Repeat procedure with remaining
grape leaves until rice mixture is used up. Pour water in bottom of
dish (to prevent sticking and drying out). Bake for 25 minutes.
Serves 12 as an appetizer, 6 as an entree. Per appetizer serving: 91
cal.; 3g prot.; 2.5g fat; 14g carb.; 0 chol.; 94mg sod.
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