2 hrs 30 mins
This recipe was given to me by my upstairs neighbor. My daughter enjoyed it so much my neighbor always used to make extra just to give to her. Now that we have the receipe my daughter makes it herself.
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- 1Mix all the ingredients except for the grape leaves together in a large bowl.
- 2Rinse the grape leaves well in hot water and leave them in a bowl of hot water while you work with each one individually.
- 3Place one leaf on your working surface, smooth side down.
- 4Take one teaspoon of rice filling (measure according to the size of the leaf) and place it in a finger shape in the middle of the leaf.
- 5Roll the outer edges towards but not quite reaching the middle.
- 6Roll from the bottom towards the top into a cigar shape and place in a large pot.
- 7Continue until all the leaves and filling has been used up, placed the filled leaves in the pot in a circular fashion, one level on top of another.
- 8Add water until slightly covering the leaf layers.
- 9Add a few drops of oil, a pinch of pepper and citric acid and 1/2 tablespoon of tomato paste to the water.
- 10Boil covered until all the water has been absorbed.
- 11Remove from heat.
- 12Place a kitchen towel between the pot and cover, cover well and return to a small flame.
- 13Cook for an additional 1/2 hour.
- 14Serve hot or cold.
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Nutritional Facts for Yaprach (Stuffed Grape Leaves)
Serving Size: 1 (41 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 24
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 93.9
- Calories from Fat 1
- Total Fat 0.1 g
- Saturated Fat 0.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 82.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 20.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
- Sugars 0.8 g
- Protein 1.8 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
pickled grape leaves