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Lahanodolmades Recipe: Greek Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Agvolemono

Lahanodolmades is a delicious Greek stuffed cabbage rolls dish with avgolemono. This is one of the favorite foods of the Greek cuisine that nobody can resist! Although time-consuming to make, it is totally worth the effort! This lahanodolmades recipe will take you around 60 mins to prepare and 60 mins to cook.

Lahanodolmades recipe

Lahanodolmades Recipe – Ingredients

  • 1 big cabbage
  • 1 k of minced meat (500 g beef & 500 g pork)
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 teacup of Carolina rice
  • ½ bunch of parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ bunch of dill, finely chopped
  • 1 cup of Greek olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • The juice of one or two lemons
  • 1 tablespoon of corn flour
  • 1 teacup of cold milk
  • 2 egg yolks

Lahanodolmades Recipe – Instructions

  1. Start this lahanodolmades recipe by cleaning the cabbage after removing its external leaves.
  2. Take a pot, fill it with water and boil the cabbage until its leaves become tender but not melted.
  3. Drain it in a colander and allow it to dry.
  4. Separate leaf from leaf removing the hard parts.
  5. Take a bowl and add the minced meat, rice, onions, dill, and parsley. Stir well the ingredients.
  6. Knead the mixture and make small balls.
  7. Cover each ball with a cabbage leaf and roll it up.
  8. Take another pot and cover its base with some hard cabbage leaves.
  9. Place the lahanodolmades one next to the other in one or two layers.
  10. Pour the remaining olive oil. Add salt and pepper.
  11. Cover the lahanodolmades with a deep plate. Add hot water so that the plate is covered as well.
  12. Cover the pot and boil over medium temperature.
  13. Simmer until they become tender adding hot water when it is necessary. Simmer for around 60 mins until one cup of broth is left. Drain the broth to prepare the avgolemono.
  14. Add cornflower into cold milk and dissolve well.
  15. Beat the yolks and add the lemon juice, milk, and the hot broth.
  16. Pour the sauce over the lahanodolmades and stir the pot over heat so it takes 2-3 boils.
  17. Serve them hot.

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