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    Bourekakia (Greek Style Cheese-Filled Diamonds)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    30 mins

    15 mins

    littleturtle's Note:

    Savory appetizers made of phyllo sheets filled with a mild cheese mixture.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Diamonds

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Beat together cheeses, egg yolks, and parsley until well blended and creamy.
    2. 2
      Lay out 3 sheets of phyllo (keeping remaining phyllo covered with plastic wrap), and lightly brush one sheet with butter using a wide pastry brush.
    3. 3
      Lay the second sheet on top of the first and brush with butter, and repeat with the third on top of the second.
    4. 4
      Spoon a 1/2 inch wide ribbon of cheese mixture along one of the long sides of the dough, and starting from that side, roll up jelly roll style, tucking in the ends as you go to encase the filling.
    5. 5
      Place seam side down on an ungreased baking sheet.
    6. 6
      Repeat, making 7 more rolls and placing them about an inch apart.
    7. 7
      Bake uncovered at 375°F for 15 minutes or until puffed and lightly browned.
    8. 8
      Let cool 15 minutes; then slice through each roll on the diagonal about 2 1/4 inches apart, making diamond shaped pieces.
    9. 9
      Serve immediately.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 06, 2007

      55

      I added 1 package of thawed, frozen spinach to the cheese mixture and it tasted quite delicious thanks for the recipe littleturtle!*

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    • on August 18, 2006

      55

      Wonderful, I subbed ricotta for the cottage cheese, I find that cottage cheese has to much much moisture in this recipe, otherwise made as stated. thanks littleturtle!...Kitten:)

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    Nutritional Facts for Bourekakia (Greek Style Cheese-Filled Diamonds)

    Serving Size: 1 (1612 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 103.4
     
    Calories from Fat 69
    67%
    Total Fat 7.7 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 4.6 g
    23%
    Cholesterol 32.7 mg
    10%
    Sodium 175.9 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 5.6 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.2 g
    1%
    Protein 2.9 g
    5%

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