Yum, yum! These were soooo good! We like ours served warm, so didn't wait for them to cool off! And, we like them with avgolemono over the top. Delicious! Will definitely be making these again and again! Thanks for posting...
Wow! The taste was amazing. This will go into my best of the best cookbook. Making these took a bit of time (not hard at all), but it was so worth it. I love the pine nuts and rice combo. The finished product is just delicious. I squeezed some of the fresh lemon over the top. I admit to having one before it was cooled, and really liked it hot too! Note: My filling only made enough for about 15 stuffed grape leaves. Thank you for posting! Made for ZWT9 and the Soup-A-Stars
I had everything on hand that this recipe ask for and I finally used the jar of grape leaves that have been on the shelf for a loooong time. I've not had Dolmathes since I lived not too far from a Greek market that had a deli years ago. I used to get small finger sized ones with a rice mix filling. They were very similar to to this recipe except they were kept cool. I guess they had to in the store, anyway, I liked this recipe very much and might be buying another jar of grape leaves but it won't stay on the shelf as long as this one did. Made for ZWT 9.
I really didn't care for these cold, and most of them fell apart while cooking - probably because it was my first time making dolmathes, and I had no idea of how to wrap the leaves. Hopefully they hold together better next time I make them. For ZWT9 family picks.