Stuffed Vine Leaves


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Falling Cloudberries

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2004

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You can use fresh vine leaves or those bought in brine, but if you use frozen you’ll need to blanch them in boiling water first. Also, you can try adding pine nuts, sultanas or other fresh herbs to the filling.


  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 550 g (1 lb 4


To make the filling, heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a non-stick saucepan. Add the mince and sauté until it is just cooked and has begun to turn golden in places. Add the spring onions and sauté for a couple of minutes to soften. Season with salt and pepper. Add the tomatoes, parsley, mint, c