What are dolmades made of?

Dolmades ( Dolmathes ) refers to Greek dishes made with either cabbage or vine/ grape leaves, stuffed with a delicious herb-y rice mix, shaped into little rolls and boiled until wonderfully tender. Some dolmades recipe variations besides rice, herbs and seasonings also include minced meat (beef and/or pork).

What is another name for dolmades?

Grape or cabbage leaves wrapped around a filling are called ‘sarma’, but are also often called ‘dolma’ or ‘yaprak dolma’ The stuffing may or may not include meat. Meat dolmas are generally served warm, often with egg-lemon or garlic yogurt sauce; meatless ones are generally served cold.

How do you eat dolmades?

Dolmas or dolmades are very versatile; they can be eaten cold or warm. Traditionally dolmas containing meat are eaten warm with a yogurt sauce that is lightly flavored with garlic. Rice filled dolmas are served cold with a drizzling of lemon juice and olive oil.

What country invented Dolma?

GreeceArmeniaLebanonMiddle East

How many calories are in a Dolmade?

Dolmades Stuffed Vine Leaves (2 dolmades) contains 8.2g total carbs, 8.2g net carbs, 3.3g fat, 1.2g protein, and 70 calories.

What do dolmas taste like?

Even after being boiled and stored in oil for god knows how long, the grape leaves have a subtle but lingering wine-like taste that muddles into the dill and mint scrap up. Essentially, a dolma is a tiny flavor battlefield where different flavors keep coming out on top.

Which country invented dolmades?


Dolma making and sharing tradition, a marker of cultural identity
UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage
Country Azerbaijan
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Do dolmas have gluten?

They contain rice, pine nuts, grape leaves, onion, dill, mint, and pepper, all of which are gluten-free.

Do dolmas have fiber?

Dolmas can be served either as an appetizer or as a main dish. With regard to the nutritional value of the vine leaves it is important to report that they are low in calories (93kcal) and that they have a high content on vegetal fibers (11 gr).