Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the yogurt, 2 teaspoons mint, lemon rind and honey in a small bowl; stir well.
  2. Cover and chill.
  3. Rinse grape leaves under cold water; drain well and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Remove stems and discard.
  5. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add chopped onion and sauté 10 minutes.
  7. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in remaining mint, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, rice and next 6 ingredients.
  8. Place stuffed grape leaves, seam sides down, in a 13x9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  9. Drizzle remaining lemon juice over leaves.
  10. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  11. Serve warm or chilled with yogurt mixture.
Most Helpful

Looking forward to try. Have had these hot and cold, topped with feta cheese... Also I heard a tip that I will try with this recipe. Submerge them in 1 part olive oil 3 parts lemon juice and cook in a pyrex pan.

Newly-Wed May 04, 2009