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Boureketas with Cheese Filling
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These savory bourekas are filled with cheese and make a wonderful snack or appetizer. The recipe calls for cottage cheese but you can mix in crumbled feta cheese to the cottage cheese for a sharper flavor.

Serves: Makes about 3 dozen

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Sephardic Dairy Appetizer

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For the dough:
1-1/2 cup vegetable oil
1-1/2 cup water
1 tsp salt
5 cups flour

For the filling:
16 oz. cottage cheese
1 egg
Salt and pepper, to taste
Instant pepper flakes


  1. Combine the filling ingredients in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. Combine dough ingredients in large mixing bowl.
  3. Knead on floured surface.
  4. Take 1/3 of dough and roll to 1/8 inch thickness.
  5. Cut into 2-1/2 inch circles and place a tablespoon (or so) filling in center.
  6. Fold the dough over press the edges together, sealing with water. Crimp with fork.
  7. Repeat with remaining dough.
  8. Bake at 400 F, for 40 minutes, until golden brown.

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Danilo says...
Rating is 2

σημειώνω το "don't let them fool you", από στίχο αγγλικού τραγουδιού στον Στα ελληνικά σημαίνει "μην τους αφήνεις να σε κοροϊδεύουν".
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