Borek Algerian

Recipe by Sarah Boudjema
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Gently saute the onion for around 5 minutes until soft.
  • Add the beef mince and brown.
  • Add a pinch of cinnamon, salt and pepper, and the chopped parsley and stir well.
  • On a gentle heat add the beaten egg taking care not to let it scramble.
  • Let this mixture cool or the pastry will disintegrate.
  • Place 2 or 3 tablespoons of beef mixture about 1.5 inches from the bottom of the phyllo pastry sheets (feuille de brik) leaving approximately one inch either side.
  • Cut the cheese in half and lay across the mixture.
  • Pull the phyllo (brik) up from the bottom; fold the sides to the centre of section and continue to roll.
  • Place the Boreks (fold side down) in a frying pan with vegetable oil.
  • Fry on both sides until golden.
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