Dolmathes (Stuffed grape leaves)

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READY IN: 44mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Briefly dip grape leaves in boiling water then rinse them with cold water and wipe dry.
  • Mix the onions with half the olive oil.
  • After a while, mix in the rice, 250mL hot water and the remaining ingredients, except for the oil and the lemon juice.
  • Boil the mixture for 4-5 minutes .
  • Wrap one tablespoon of the mixture with a grapeleaf and repeat until completed.
  • Carefully place the dolmathes in a pot with some space between them.
  • Cover the dolmathes with a plate a add the rest of the oil and the lemon juice with 500mL of water.
  • Boil at low heat for 30 minutes, until some water is absorbed and the rice is done.
  • Serve cold with slices of lemon.
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