Burek

Burek

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"This recipe is Eastern European in origin; being from Bosnia, my mom made this for me growing up and my whole family always looked forward to it! Serve with Balkan style yogurt for authenticity."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 797 kcal
  • 40%
  • Fat:
  • 42.1 g
  • 65%
  • Carbs:
  • 72.8g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 29.9 g
  • 60%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 804 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Brown ground beef in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain fat; stir in allspice, paprika, salt, and pepper. Transfer beef to a large bowl and stir in potato and onion.
  3. Unroll phyllo pastry and transfer 2 sheets to a work surface; stack sheets. Spoon 1/8th of the ground beef mixture down one long edge of the phyllo pastry. Roll phyllo into a tube, encasing beef. Shape the tube into a coil (snail shape). Place the roll on an ungreased baking sheet; brush with melted butter. Repeat, placing finished rolls up against one another to keep them from unrolling.
  4. Bake burek in the preheated oven until golden brown, 20 to 30 minutes.
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This was very tasty. It was much milder/blander than I expected with the given seasonings. I accidentally undersalted since I had seasoned the ground beef but forgot to add more seasoning afte...

Great!! It wasn't spicy because it's not supposed to be. Being from a Serbian background this is what it's supposed to taste like!! odlican!!

Byrek rocks, one of the best home made meals in Albania. i grew up with it and i'll eat till death set us apart. love it.