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Vine Leaves Stuffed with Sour Sweet Lamb

Peckish Vine Leaves with Lamb Cranberry Mix

10

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

1 hrs

Cook Time

Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander

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Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander

Check specialty food stores for vine leaves. You could also use baby cos lettuce leaves, which are delicious when cooked.

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Ingredients

Ingredients

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250g Quality Mark lamb mince

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1/2 cup cranberries

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2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

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1 tsp brown sugar

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3 cups white rice

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1, finely diced red onions

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2 cloves, finely chopped garlic cloves

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2, juice of 2 lemons lemon juice

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500ml chicken stock

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2 tbsp olive oil

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30-40 preserved grape vine leaves, rinsed grape leaf

Method

To Make Filling

To Assemble

To Serve

1

Soak cranberries in balsamic vinegar and brown sugar for at least an hour before you start.

2

In a frying-pan heat a good splash of olive oil.

3

Add rice, onion and garlic to pan and cook until onion is transparent.

4

Turn up heat a little and add minced lamb. Brown well.

5

Add berries/vinegar mix, and stir through.

6

Mix in mint and half the lemon juice.

7

Add half a cup of chicken stock, then reduce heat and simmer for around 15 minutes until liquid has been absorbed by rice.

8

The rice will not be completely cooked as yet.

9

Remove mixture from heat and allow to cool a little.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (182g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

634 (151)kJ

Protein

7.1g

Total Fat

6.2g

Saturated Fat

1.8g

Carbs

16.3g

Sugars

5.1g

Sodium

21mg

Iron*

0.4mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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