Grape Leaves are becoming a popular ingredient in many cuisines. You can serve them as a main course dish, or an appetizer or as a side dish or used for garnishing. The choice is yours. They are now being used in a lot of cuisines and many culinary artists are making grape leaves their personal favorite ingredient. It is used in Arabian food, Turkish food, Romanian Food, Bulgarian food, Greek Food, Vietnamese Food, etc. But before you make the crucial decision of including grape leave in your recipe you should be well aware of its true nutrient contents.
Assuming that the quantity is 5 stuffed grape leaves weighing about 134 grams, the following metric has been provided.
- Calorie: 210
- Carbs: 19 grams
- Fats: 14 grams
- Proteins: 3 grams
From the above metric it can be concluded that there are 210 calories present in 134 grams of stuffed grape leaves. This is the total calorie and the calorie from fat is 126. It is low in sugar and cholesterol. In calorie breakdown the majority percentage is that of fat meaning it is high in fat while carbs and proteins have smaller percentage.
The total fat constitutes to be 22% of the daily intake out of which saturated fat is 2 grams and comes around to be 10% of the daily intake. Cholesterol is 5 milligrams and comes around to be 2% of the daily intake. Sodium content is high with 510 milligrams content and 21% of the daily intake. The carbs constitute 6% of the daily intake out of which 3 grams is dietary fiber which comes around to be 12% and 1 gram is sugar.
As for the vitamins, stuffed grape leaves contain, 4% vitamin A, 4% vitamin C, 16% calcium and 20% iron.