Burger Wrapped In Grape Leaves- كفته بورق العنب


1/2 kilogram (about 1 Pound) Minced meat, Lamb or Beef, with (Kofta)
Grape leaves,enough to wrap the amount of meat patties used
1 Onion
1 Parsley
Salt, Black Pepper and A
2 Tomatoes diced
2 Onions diced


Prepare the meat by adding the minced onions and fine cut parsley to it, add the seasoning. You may form the meat into small hamburger patties and wrap with grape leaves. If the leaves are too small, you may use a couple leaves to wrap the meat with.
Lay the wraps in a pan.
Add the diced tomatoes and onions on top of the grape leaves wraps. Add salt and black pepper.
Drizzle with olive oil.
Cook on the stove top on high heat for the first 10-12 minutes then lower the heat and cook covered for another half hour, until the liquid is absorbed.
Serve with white rice.


This is an easy and delicious way to use grape leaves. This meal would appeal to meat lovers.The combination of flavors this recipe offers are delightful and tasty. The grape leaves provide the tangy taste that enhances the meat flavor. It is up to you to use any meat of your choice, minced lamb or beef mixed with parsley and onions, salt, black pepper and allspice are added to the meat makes it a true taste of the Middle East.
The combination of diced tomatoes and onions when cooked makes the meat juicy and tender, an unforgettable great flavor.




Monday, January 24, 2011 - 10:35am


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