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Meat Phyllo Pies

Michael Symon
Servings: 8
1 to 30 min

Flaky pastry filled with a savory seasoned beef mixture.

  • Ingredients
  • step-by-step directions
Meat Phyllo Pies
  • 3 tablspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Small Onion (minced)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 cup Pine Nuts (toasted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chili Flakes
  • 1/2 cup Dill (chopped)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 2 cups Ground Beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/4 cup Greek Yogurt
  • Zest of 1 Orange
  • 4 Sheets Phyllo Dough
  • 6 tablespoon Butter (melted)
  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • In a large pan over medium heat, sweat onion and garlic for 2 minutes.
  • Add toasted pine nuts and chili flake and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in dill, then set aside and let cool.
  • Brown 2 cups ground beef with 1/2 teaspppn cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon coriander, and a 1/4 teaspoon cumin, salt liberally.
  • Let cool and mix with 1/4 cup of greek yogurt, the zest of 1 orange, and the base mixture.
  • Cut phyllo in half long ways and cover with a damp paper towel.
  • Brush piece of phyllo with butter and lay out long ways in front of you.
  • Place 1 tablespoon of cheese mixture at the end closest to you and fold in half long ways. Begin folding into triangle brushing with butter after each fold.
  • Repeat with
    remainder of dough.
  • Bake on an ungreased sheet pan for 10 to 12 minutes.


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