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    Tyropites (Cheese Pastries)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    KlynnPadilla's Note:

    Stumbled across these when searching for ZWT recipes. Sound delish! Servings is a wild guess for now; I'll update when I make them.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Crumble feta cheese into a bowl.
    2. 2
      Add cottage cheese, parsley and eggs and beat together with fork until well blended.
    3. 3
      Season with pepper.
    4. 4
      Cut fyllo pastry down the longest length into 2 3/4-inch strips.
    5. 5
      Take 1 strip and cover other strips with damp tea towel.
    6. 6
      Brush strip with olive oil and put a heaped teaspoon of the cheese mixture on the bottom left-hand corner.
    7. 7
      Fold over the corner with the filling so it meets long side edge and forms a triangle.
    8. 8
      Continue folding the filling up and over from side to side to form a neat triangle.
    9. 9
      Place on an oiled baking tray and brush with oil.
    10. 10
      Continue with the rest of the fyllo pastry and mixture is used.
    11. 11
      Bake in preheated oven 375 degrees for 15 minutes until golden brown.
    12. 12
      Serve hot.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 14, 2008

      45

      I agree wth the previous poster, I prefer butter as the greasing agent. I made half with butter and half with the olive oil. The olive oil pastries ended up flaking out more than the better ones. I was able to make 15 triangles (4 layers thick) and ran out of phyllo. I still had a little bit of cheese left over. It was still good and we ended up eating all of them. Made for ZWT4 - Chic Chefs.

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    • on June 11, 2008

      45

      Good basic recipe. I got 5 little cheese pies by scaling this down to 2 servings - one for each person in the familly. We all liked them. I must say, I do prefer butter as the greasing agent for cheese pies, but these were good, too.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tyropites (Cheese Pastries)

    Serving Size: 1 (57 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 275.4
     
    Calories from Fat 175
    63%
    Total Fat 19.5 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 5.3 g
    26%
    Cholesterol 69.4 mg
    23%
    Sodium 400.2 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 17.0 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.8 g
    3%
    Protein 7.7 g
    15%

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