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Greek Vine Leaves 900gr Glass Jar

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  • Nestos,  Greek Vine Leaves,  Net Weight 900gr,  (Pack of 2 glass jars of 450gr each) :

    Every year, from mid-May to mid-June, the vineyards of Greece are filled people, although the grapes are not yet ready and it is not the season of harvest. It's the time to gather the grape leaves, the key ingredient for one of the most famous traditional dishes, the dolmades.

    Choosing only from the upper part of the plant, where the leaves are much more tender, is being made by hand from experienced staff, who, with great care, love and passion for this unique product, only chooses large, well shaped and tenderly sheets. Carefully and rapidly they are being transfered to our contemporary, quality certified facilities so our professional staff to make a second more detailed screening. The stems are being removed and then the leaves are being put in jars with brine, which starts the process of pasteurization. The whole process only lasts a few hours and this ensures the proper maintenance of the leaves, until they reach your kitchen, and the preservation of all the nutrients of the meager vine leaf. 

    Their nutritional value is very high. Like all leafy vegetables, they have very few calories, 93 per 100 gr of vine leaves, and are a good source of vitamins (especially A), rich in fiber, antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids which are contained. Vine leaves from "Barba Yianni Estate" do not require boiling or scalding. Each jar contains about 60 leaves.

    Choose our Greek vine leaves and give to you and your family, a unique traditional flavor, dolmades, with rice, meat, cheese or whatever else your imagination suggests.

    Keep it in a cool and dry place. Keep refrigerated after opening.

  • Ingredients:

    • Vine leaves,
    • water,
    • Salt, 
    • Citric acid.

     

    Composition per 100 gr

    • Calories 32 kcal
    • Fat 0.1 g.
    • Proteins 1.1 g.
    • Carbohydrates 7.2g.
    • Water 208 g.
    • Sodium 90,9 mg
    • Potassium 43 mg
    • Iron 0,5 mg
    • Calcium 14 mg
    • Phosphorus 23 mg
  • Certified by ISO 22000 and HACCP Quality Assurance.


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