Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Bourek (Meat Filled Pastry) Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Bourek (Meat Filled Pastry)

    Bourek (Meat Filled Pastry). Photo by Sandi (From CA)

    1/3 Photos of Bourek (Meat Filled Pastry)

    more photos

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    Cookie16's Note:

    This is an Algerian appetizer. Traditionally ground lamb is used for the filling but you can also try ground beef or turkey or even one time I did spinach and feta. You can also adjust the seasonings. I think phyllo dough is a pain to work with and was told to try it with an asian type wrapper. I tried but it didn't come out as well. You can fold the dough around it pretty much any way you want. Just do them all the same so they cook in the same amount of time.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add the lamb and stir-fry a minute.
    3. 3
      Add the onion, parsley, salt, pepper and cinnamon and cook over medium low heat til lamb is cooked through.
    4. 4
      Take one sheet of phyllo and fold both side to the center length-wise.
    5. 5
      Sprinkle lightly with melted butter.
    6. 6
      Place 2 heaping tablespoons of meat stuffing at one end of the phyllo.
    7. 7
      Press it out til it is about 4 inches wide and 1 inch deep.
    8. 8
      Roll the dough over and roll about 3 times.
    9. 9
      Sprinkle a bit more butter on the end and dab with egg to seal.
    10. 10
      Do this with the remaining meat mix and phyllo.
    11. 11
      Bake in a buttered baking dish in 350 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 02, 2006

      45

      We really enjoyed these, Happy Mom. I cut the recipe in half, used ground beef, slightly less cinnamon and happily used phyllo sheets for the first time in my life... successfully! ;o) I didn't need the beaten egg to seal them shut, but I did baste the tops of each with it to aid in browning. All in all a nice, repeatable recipe, thank you!

      person found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on September 19, 2006

      45

      Very good. The whole family loved them. I served them with Hajar's Wicked Sauce Tomatish!, my own Coriander/Cilantro Yoghurt (Very Easy Side Dish) and a mixed leaf salad. We had two boureks each, as a main course. I didn't use the egg to seal the packages shut, because if you just lay them on the tray seam-side down, you don't need to seal them. I often make another version of this which has more spices, and I would have preferred more than 1/8 tsp cinnamon in this recipe because I couldn't taste it in the finished product - next time I'll increase the amount. I have to say that nobody else felt that more cinnamon was needed, so this is obviously a matter of personal taste! This is a great recipe - very easy to make, and a big hit with my family. Thank you.

      person found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Bourek (Meat Filled Pastry)

    Serving Size: 1 (69 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 192.4
     
    Calories from Fat 118
    61%
    Total Fat 13.2 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 6.4 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 59.8 mg
    19%
    Sodium 297.2 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.4 g
    1%
    Protein 6.9 g
    13%

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Everything Holidays

    Pop a bottle, cook some special dishes and celebrate the season.

    Advertisement


    Food.com Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes