"Fit for life's" Potato Burek

"FIT FOR LIFE'S" POTATO BUREK
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Serves: 6

Ingredients

4 large russet potatoes
1 small onion
1/2 tsp sea salt
fresh ground pepper to taste
1 pkg phyllo dough
2 safflower oil
1/2 c butter

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Stormy Stewart Recipe
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Well Seasoned
Mio, MI (pop. 4,160)
karlyn255
Member Since Mar 2011
Stormy's notes for this recipe:
Yes! potatoes and butter, on a diet! Gotta love Fit for life.

This is my 1000th recipe on this site.
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Directions

1
grate potatoes and put in a collander and squeeze out extra moisture. Mix with diced onion salt, pepper and oil.
2
Working fast before the potatoes discolor, Place on sheet phyllo dough with short side to you (Covering rest with damp towel)Brush with melted butter and put a large hand full of potato mixture in center leaving a 1 inch margin around sidea and ends.
3
Roll until Burek is completely rolled and put on a lightly coated cookie sheet with seam side down. and brush with butter. complete the rest. cut slashes through the Burek's (6 for appetizers and 4 if part of dinner) and sprinkle with a little water.
4
bake at 450 degrees for20 to 25 minutes, brushing once more with butter half way through. serve hot
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user Joey Wolf 8of10 - Jul 3, 2012
Why add the phyllo dough? looks to me like you just made yourself a lot more work. :0)
user cindy sandberg cindyLs - Jul 4, 2012
Well, by definition, a burek is a pastry(usually phyllo) filled with meat, veggies, potato, and/or the like. Sounds yummy, Stormy, and congrats on the 1000th recipe!
user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Jul 4, 2012
Joey I didn't create it the recipe is from "Fit for Life Book #2" however it sounds great to me. will have a picture up after we make these today. it will be my supper along with corn on the cob and a salad.
user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Jul 4, 2012
thanks Cindy for answering Joey. I can not believe I even knew 1000 recipes in my lifetime but there they are

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