Meat, Bulgur, and Rice Dolmades
Meat, Bulgur, and Rice Dolmades might be just the side dish you are searching for. This dairy free recipe serves 6. One serving contains 150 calories, 10g of protein, and 5g of fat. A mixture of bulgur, less-sodium chicken broth, olive oil, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes.
Combine first 3 ingredients in a food processor, and process until minced.
Combine the fennel mixture with beef, rice, bulgur, and oil. Grate tomato halves over mixture; discard skin.
Sprinkle beef mixture with pepper and salt; stir to combine.
Rinse grape leaves under cold water; drain and pat dry with paper towels.
Remove stems, and discard. Spoon 1 rounded tablespoon of beef mixture onto the center of each grape leaf. Bring 2 opposite points of leaf to center, and fold over filling. Beginning at 1 short side, roll up leaf tightly, jelly-roll fashion. Repeat procedure with remaining grape leaves.
Place stuffed grape leaves close together, seam sides down, in a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray.
Add broth and juice; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Carefully remove dolmades from pan.
Combine cornstarch and water. Stir cornstarch mixture into broth; bring to a boil; cook for 1 minute. Stir in dill.
Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.