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Bourekas

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A delicious pastry from Israel.
Ingredients
For filling
  Gruyere cheese/Mozzarella 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Egg 1
  Pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Other ingredients
  Flour 1 Teaspoon (For dusting)
  Phyllo dough 1
  Butter 1 Tablespoon, melted
For coating
  Egg yolk 1
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 350F.
2. Dust the surface with flour.

MAKING
3. In a mixing bowl, place cheese, egg, salt and pepper and mix well.
3. On the floured surface, place the phyllo dough and stretch, do not make it too thin.
4. Cut the phyllo dough into 9 pieces, brush each piece with melted butter and place a spoonful of filling in each. Fold the dough diagonally to form triangles and press the edges.
5. In a mixing bowl, put egg yolk and vegetable oil to mix well. Brush each pastry with this mixture.
6. Bake in the pre-heated oven at 350F for 15 to 20 minutes. Allow to sit for few minutes before serving.

SERVING
7. Serve with your favorite beverage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Israeli
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids
Ingredient: 
Gruyere Cheese
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
9
The Bourekas are delicious pastries from Israel. Essentially, it is a puff pastry with a variety of different fillings. You can really get creative there. In this video, our chef shows us how to make them with Gruyere chesse. Yum! Enjoy!

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