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Great Yia Yia Manutes' Bourekia
tomato paste, no salt added
grated cheese (i prefer mozzarella, feta or parmesan)
salt, onion salt, garlic salt, pepper (to taste)
butter, melted (for brushing on dough)
How to Make Great Yia Yia Manutes' Bourekia
1Brown beef & pork in a skillet or frying pan using a small amount of oil.
2Add 1/2 tin of tomato paste
3Add 1/2 cup grated (or crumbled if you're using feta) cheese
4Add salt, pepper, onion & garlic salt to taste (This is where the dashes and the pinches come in.)
5Beat one egg and add to meat mixture when it has cooked and cooled.
6cut phyllo dough length wise to create two long pieces.
7brush dough strips with butter
8add meat mixture and roll into cigar shaped rolls. (It is sometimes easier to place phyllo strips on wax paper or parchment paper since they are so thin and tear easily.)
9Bake until golden brown.(roughly 30 minutes)
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