Total Time
2hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

vine leaves stuffed with mince and rice great appetizer served with ztatziki(yoghurt dip)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. put vine leaves in boiling water for 3 minutes,.
  2. mix rice,meat,anise,pepper,onions and parsley.
  3. put a tsp of filling in each leaf,roll lightly and tuck in edges but not too tight since rice will puff.
  4. if leaves are too small use two each time.
  5. be careful to fold leaves with their face on the outside.
  6. take a saucepan and lay dolmadhes in layers side by side.
  7. add 4 cups of water,butter and salt.
  8. place a china plate on them to keep them firmly in place.
  9. simmer slowly at F200 degrees for 90 minutes.
  10. serve with tzatziki.

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