Saturday, February 7, 2009

WOW, THESE WERE DELICIOUS!

 

 

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Chavrie® Stuffed Grape Leaves

Serves 8-10

 
Ingredients

· ½ C minced onions

· 2 Tbsp. olive oil

· 1tsp. chopped garlic

· 1ea. tomato, chopped

· 1oz lemon juice · 1C cooked long grain rice

· 1/4 C chopped dill

· 1 pkg. 4 oz. Chavrie® Goat Log

· 1 (16-ounce) jar grape leaves

Instructions

Heat the oil in a skillet, add the onions and cook over medium heat until the onions are soft and translucent, about 10 minutes.
Add the garlic and tomato, lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Cook for another 5 minutes.
Stir in the rice.
Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the dill.
Set aside to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate.
Meanwhile drain the grape leaves and carefully pull them apart. Put them into a bowl of cold water. Let them soak until you are ready to roll.
Heat the oven to 350°F.
Place a grape leaves on your work surface, shiny side down. Add 1 tablespoon of the rice mixture to the middle of the grape leaf. Along with a thin slice of Chavrie®
Fold the sides over the rice and roll the leaf into a small log shape, about the size of a cigar
Repeat with the remaining rice mixture
Place the rolled grape leaves into a casserole dish.
When all the mixture or cheese is used, cover rolled leaves with several layers of flat grape leaves and pour in 1 cup of chicken stock
Cover and bake for 45 minutes
Let cool to room temperature and refrigerate.
Serve well chilled

This is a great party dish and easy for me out in the country to find the ingredients.

I am headed to College Station today to get my nails done and a little and I repeat shopping……I love to shop.  

It is going to be in the 70’s day, but the wind is blowing like crazy…we have had wind since Oct., which is unusual for us.   People are complaining and it is getting on their last nerve.  Yesterday sustained winds of 15-20 miles per hour with gust up to 35 mph.  Juan and I were working outside and I had to come in several times, just to get out of wind.   Strange weather patterns.

Have a great day .

See Y’all,

Barbara                                                                          

2 comments:

justabeachkat said...

Those do look delish!

Have a wonderful day!

Hugs!
Kat

(I do so love your header...did you design it yourself?)

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Hi Barbara,
Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving a comment! Your Grape Leaves look yummy! I have a son that lives in College Station!
Penny