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Ground pork turnovers

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Ground pork turnovers


  • Place a nonstick pan over high heat and let it get very hot.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic.
  • Add the olive oil to the hot pan. Add the onion, garlic, finely chopped thyme, and sugar.
  • Sauté for 1-2 minutes, until they caramelize.
  • Add the ground meat and sauté for 2-3 minutes, stirring with a spoon, until golden.
  • Add the cumin, cinnamon, bouillon cube, and wine. Stir for 2-3 minutes until the bouillon cube melts.
  • Finely chop the parsley, mint, and the green part of the spring onion.
  • Remove pan from heat and add the herbs and spring onion.
  • Add the gruyere and mix thoroughly. Set the filling aside for 2-3 minutes to let it cool.
  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Spread 2 kourou phyllo sheets on a working surface.
  • Roll them out to straighten them.
  • Use a cookie cutter or a 10 cm dish to cut out 9 small circles from each sheet.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of filling to the center of each circle of dough.
  • Combine the egg yolk with 1 tablespoon of water and use it to brush the edges of the dough so that the edges stick together to make the pies.
  • Fold the dough over to close the pies and press down on the edges with a fork to seal so that the filling doesn’t fall out.
  • Repeat the same process for all the remaining pies.
  • Brush their surface with the remaining egg wash and transfer to a pan that has been lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
11 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
20 %

Fatty Acids

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
32 %

Saturated 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.

Total Carbs (g)
5 %


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.

Sugars (g)
1 %


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.

Protein (g)
16 %


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.

Fibre (g)
3 %


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.

Sodium (g)
9 %


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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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