- 1 package extremely thin phyllo dough (Beirut phyllo dough)
- 3 eggs
- 350 ml milk 3.5% fat
- 30 g ketchup
- 1 tablespoon mustard, mild
- 80 g butter, melted + extra for brushing
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 10 sprigs fresh thyme, only the leaves
- freshly ground pepper
- 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
- 200 g Kasseri cheese, grated
- 200 g Gouda cheese, grated
- 100 g parmesan
- 1 red horned pepper, Florinis, finely chopped
- 200 g bacon, whole piece, cut in to 1-2 cm cubes
- 1 tablespoon flour + extra for dusting
- 30 g sunflower seeds, for sprinkling
- sesame seeds, for sprinkling
- olive oil
Ham and Cheese Phyllo Pie
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- Preheat oven to 100* C (212* F) Fan.
- Create pleats or folds to each sheet of phyllo dough, like an accordion.
- Place them in the pan, fitting them one next to the other nicely.
- Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
- When ready, remove from oven and crush them in to pieces with your hands, leaving some larger than others to give different textures to the pie.
- Place a pan over high heat.
- Chop the bacon in to 1-2 cm cubes and sauté until golden and crunchy.
- In a bowl, add the milk, eggs, melted butter, ketchup and mustard. Whisk until completely combined.
- Add the flour, baking powder, salt and freshly ground pepper.
- Whisk to combine.
- To the baking pan with the crushed baked phyllo, add the sautéed bacon cubes, grated Kasseri, grated Gouda and red pepper. Toss.
- Brush a 25x30 cm baking pan with melted butter and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
- Add the cheese-bacon-phyllo mixture and then add the wet mixture.
- Sprinkle with some fresh thyme and sprinkle with sunflower seeds and sesame seeds.
- Refrigerate for 3-5 hours.
- When ready to bake preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
- Bake for 1 hour, until golden.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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