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Spiral Meat Borek

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 1 package of Ziyad Brand Filo Dough
 1 lb ground beef
 1 large onion finely diced
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp turmeric
 2 tbsp olive oil
 salt and pepper to taste
 filo pastry coating
 1 egg
 ¾ cup milk
 4 tbsp vegetable oil
 dash of salt and pepper
Filling
1

On a medium sized sauté pan and on medium high heat, sauté onion with olive oil until translucent.

2

Add in ground beef and cook until brown.

3

Stir in the Liyyeh, cinnamon, turmeric, salt, and pepper until combined. Turn heat off and allow to fully cool.

4

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Filo Pastry Coating
5

In a bowl, whisk egg, milk, vegetable oil, salt and pepper.

6

Lay out 2 sheets of filo dough and brush with the coating mixture.

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7

On the long edge of the rectangular sheet of filo dough, scoop a thin line of meat filling.

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8

Gently roll up the meat filling in the filo pastry sheet until you’ve formed a snake-shaped roll.

9

Starting from one end of the snake-shaped roll, fold the roll into itself to form a spiral shape.

10

Brush vegetable oil or melted butter on the bottom of a Pyrex pan or baking tray and place the burek in the center.

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11

Repeat Step #7 and wrap around the outside of the burek until pan is full or the borek is at the size desired.

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12

Brush the top of the borek with the coating mixture.

13

Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe by: Nivin’s Kitchen

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Ingredients

 1 package of Ziyad Brand Filo Dough
 1 lb ground beef
 1 large onion finely diced
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp turmeric
 2 tbsp olive oil
 salt and pepper to taste
 filo pastry coating
 1 egg
 ¾ cup milk
 4 tbsp vegetable oil
 dash of salt and pepper

Directions

Filling
1

On a medium sized sauté pan and on medium high heat, sauté onion with olive oil until translucent.

2

Add in ground beef and cook until brown.

3

Stir in the Liyyeh, cinnamon, turmeric, salt, and pepper until combined. Turn heat off and allow to fully cool.

4

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Filo Pastry Coating
5

In a bowl, whisk egg, milk, vegetable oil, salt and pepper.

6

Lay out 2 sheets of filo dough and brush with the coating mixture.

Spiral-Meat-Borek-1

7

On the long edge of the rectangular sheet of filo dough, scoop a thin line of meat filling.

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8

Gently roll up the meat filling in the filo pastry sheet until you’ve formed a snake-shaped roll.

9

Starting from one end of the snake-shaped roll, fold the roll into itself to form a spiral shape.

10

Brush vegetable oil or melted butter on the bottom of a Pyrex pan or baking tray and place the burek in the center.

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11

Repeat Step #7 and wrap around the outside of the burek until pan is full or the borek is at the size desired.

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12

Brush the top of the borek with the coating mixture.

13

Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe by: Nivin’s Kitchen

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Spiral Meat Borek

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