Bourekakia (Meat Triangles)

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a saucepan add oil and saute onion. Add mince and brown add tomato paste with about 2 cups water, marsala spices,cook on medium heat until mince is cooked and not much sauce remaining in pan.
  • Remove from stove, add grated feta cheese, beaten eggs stir; put aside.
  • Remove phyllo pastry from packet (there are about 22-24 sheets) cut down lengthwise.
  • Keep covered with a moist tea towel as they dry out quickly if uncovered.
  • Take one cut sheet brush with melted butter, fold lengthwise again now you have a long strip doubled.
  • At bottom place a spoonful of mixture.
  • Pick phyllo from bottom and fold upwards about 3cm enclosing the meat mixture press sides, then start folding to make a triangle making sure the corners are not sticking outside the fold.
  • You go right, right, bring that point to the left side and left again and so on until you reach the top.
  • Brush top of triangle with melted butter and place on baking greased baking tray, when tray is full bake in oven at 200°C until golden brown.
  • These triangles can be frozen uncooked.
  • When cooking from frozen stage don't defrost first.
  • Have a hot over and bake on 200°C.
  • Sometimes you may have to flip them over in the oven.
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