Stuffed lettuce leaves with rice and meat


  1. Heat oil in a saucepan and saute onion and meat.
  2. Add warm water, salt, pepper and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Place the lettuce leaves in boiled water for a second in order to soften them.
  4. Drain lettuce leaves and place a spoon of the stuffing in each leaf.
  5. Fold the leaves and place them in the saucepan.
  6. Cover them with a plate in order not to open.
  7. Add water and butter and cook for 45 minutes in low heat.


  • 300 gr minced meat
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 spoons oil
  • 2 spoons rice
  • 125 ml warm water
  • Dill, finely chopped
  • 12-15 large lettuce leaves
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 spoon butter
  • 250 ml water

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