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How to make stuffed grape leaves

Make Stuffed Grape Leaves

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Go to your vine!

Go to your vine!

Start picking leaves. The softer the better.

Start picking leaves. The softer the better.

You will need around 10-15 leaves per person.

You will need around 10-15 leaves per person.

Pick some sour grapes too.

Pick some sour grapes too.

After rinsing the leaves, drop them in boiling water for 3-5 minutes

After rinsing the leaves, drop them in boiling water for 3-5 minutes

You will notice the color change from green to brownish

You will notice the color change from green to brownish

The color after boiling

The color after boiling

Mix ground meat (preferably lamb) with rice and add salt, pepper and spices

Mix ground meat (preferably lamb) with rice and add salt, pepper and spices

Spread the leaf with the rough side facing you

Spread the leaf with the rough side facing you

Place the stuffing as shown in this picture

Place the stuffing as shown in this picture

Fold the sides

Fold the sides

Then roll the leaf like a cigar, the tighter the better

Then roll the leaf like a cigar, the tighter the better

This is how they should look like once rolled

This is how they should look like once rolled

Cover the bottom of the pot with leaves

Cover the bottom of the pot with leaves

Place pieces of lamb meat on top (optional)

Place pieces of lamb meat on top (optional)

Layer stuffed grape leaves on top

Layer stuffed grape leaves on top

Add sour grapes, you can also squeeze a lemon to add citrusy taste. Add water to cover  three quarters of the leaves but don't submerge them in water

Add sour grapes, you can also squeeze a lemon to add citrusy taste. Add water to cover three quarters of the leaves but don't submerge them in water

Cook for around 2 hours on a low fire or until the rice inside the leaves is soft

Cook for around 2 hours on a low fire or until the rice inside the leaves is soft

Eat with Greek yogurt, ENJOY!

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