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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.41 / 5 (39 votes)

Prep time:
20 min
Cook time:
15 min
Serves:
Makes 15

Crisp little cigars of feta-filled filo pastry make a great snack or starter in this hassle free recipe from Janet Brinkworth

Method

1. Set the oven to 180°C/gas 4. Lightly grease a baking sheet. Mix the feta and egg together add the pepper and parsley and stir.

2. Lay the pastry on a floured work surface and brush one sheet with melted butter, lay another sheet on top and repeat. Cut the pastry into three.

3. Spoon the filing along one edge of each of the pastry rectangle, leaving room to fold the pastry in at each end.

4. Roll up into cigar shapes and lay on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat until all the ingredients are used up. Brush the boreks with butter and bake for about 15 minutes, until golden brown.

5. Serve them hot or cold, with a crisp white wine.

Ingredients

  • 200 g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • bunch of flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 packet of filo pastry
  • 100 g butter, melted

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Latest Comment

 

Made these today and they were absolutely delicious.

KeithL38842 KeithL38842  Posted 15 Nov 2011 6:22 PM
 

Delicious ! made them for a picnic ... went down really well with everyone, and so easy to make.

SarahF40235 SarahF40235  Posted 26 Nov 2009 12:17 PM
 

Did you try freezing them and if so, were they ok?

brrm brrm brrm brrm  Posted 30 Jan 2009 6:03 PM
 

Sounds delicious. Can they be frozen? Would be ideal for snacks at Christmas for veggie friends.

Khedi Khedi Posted 19 Aug 2008 9:32 AM