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Dec. 28, 2011

A delicious pastry from Israel.


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



1. Pre-heat the oven to 350F.

2. Dust the surface with flour.


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.


7. Serve with your favorite beverage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 9

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 100Calories from Fat 71

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 114 mg4.75%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g0.3%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet