Baked grape leaves

June 22, 2017
ورق عنب بالفرنورق عنب بالفرن
Serves
6
Persons
Preparation Time
20
Minutes
Cook Time
50
Minutes

Course
Occasion

A great Middle Eastern appetizer that will add a great touch to your mezze table. Making grape leaves has never been this easy!


Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups short grain rice, washed and drained
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • ½ cup thinly chopped parsley
  • 500 g American Garden grape leaves
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup American Garden lemon juice
  • Salt-to-taste
  • Black pepper-to-taste
  • For serving:
  • American Garden ranch sauce

Instructions

  1. 1- In a bowl, combine the rice with the onion, tomato and parsley. Pour in half of the olive oil then season with salt and black pepper.
    2- Place American Garden grape leaves on a solid surface then add about 1 tablespoon of the filling in the center just above the stem end. Tuck in the sides over the filling then roll tightly into a cigar shape. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients.
    3- Layer the grape leaves in an oven dish. Drizzle the rest of the oil, American Garden lemon juice and the water on top.
    4- Cover with foil paper and cook in the oven at 180˚C for 40-50 minutes.
    5- Serve with American Garden ranch sauce.

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