Grapes Leaves with Bulgar and Mint

150 mins (prep 75)
13 ingredients
makes about 50

Categories:  easter , greek , potluck , party , spring ,
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  • 1 1/2 cups whole grain quick-cooking bulgur (such as bob’s red mill)
  • 2 1/4 cups chopped green onions (about 14 onions)
  • 2 cups chopped plum tomatoes (about 14 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 55 (or more) brined grape leaves from two 7-to 8-ounce jars, drained, stems cut off if needed
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • fresh dill sprigs (for garnish)
  • fresh mint sprigs (for garnish)
  • ingredient info: bulgur is available at some supermarkets and at natural foods stores. brined grape leaves are sold at some supermarkets, and at specialty foods stores and greek markets.
  • test-kitchen tip: weighing the grape leaves down prevents them from opening up while they simmer.


Serving Size (3.72 g)
Servings 50
Amount per Serving
Calories 31.37 Calories from Fat 31.95
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.55g 273.0%
Saturated Fat 0.49g 122.51%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.07mg 0.15%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.04mg% Iron 0.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
chopped green onions, chopped plum tomatoes, chopped fresh dill, chopped fresh mint, fresh lemon juice, plus, ground cumin, fresh dill sprigs, fresh mint sprigs, grape leaves, ingredient, natural, grape leaves, tip, up


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