Chavrie Stuffed Grape Leaves

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 ea. tomato, chopped
1 ounce lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped dill
1 package 4 oz. Chavrie Goat Cheese Log

Preparation

1
Heat the oil in a skillet, add the onions and cook over medium heat until the onions are soft and translucent, about 10 minutes.
2
Add the garlic and tomato, lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Cook for another 5 minutes.
3
Stir in the rice.
4
Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the dill.
5
Set aside to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate.
6
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.
7
Heat the oven to 350°F.
8
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®
9
Fold the sides over the rice and roll the leaf into a small log shape, about the size of a cigar
10
Repeat with the remaining rice mixture
11
Place the rolled grape leaves into a casserole dish.
12
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
13
Cover and bake for 45 minutes
14
Let cool to room temperature and refrigerate.

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Comments

Barnaby Dorfman's picture

These look great! I love dolmas and chevre...I'm definitely going to give this recipe a try.

Ann's picture

I am going to make this this weekend. I grow fresh dill and have been looking for recipes. This one looks amazing. Thanks, Ann

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This is wonderful vegetarian recipe of stuffed grape leaves. Classic with a new twist of the fresh goat cheese is just a wonderful layer of flavor.

Yield:

12.0 servings

Added:

December 10, 2009

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