- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 onions
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 ½ kilos leeks
- 1 tablespoon thyme
- 1 egg
- 200 g cheese mix, grated
- 200 g cream cheese
- 200 g feta cheese
- 650 g kourou dough
- 1 egg yolk, diluted in 1 tablespoon water
- 50 g sesame seeds
Greek leek and cheese pie
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
Nuts Free Diet
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- Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
- Place a frying pan over high heat and add the butter and olive oil.
- Coarsely chop the onions, cut the garlic into thin slices, and add them to the pan. Add the thyme and mix.
- Cut the leeks into crescents and add them to the pan. Season with salt and pepper, lower the heat to medium, and sauté for 15-20 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
- In a bowl add the egg, cheese mix, cream cheese, the feta cheese crumbled with your hands, the vegetables from the pan, and mix with a serving spoon.
- Spread one kourou dough sheet and roll it out with your hands or with a rolling pin so that it sticks out around the baking dish. Spread the kourou dough in an ovenproof 25x35 cm baking dish.
- Add the filling inside and spread it over the whole surface of the base.
- Cut the second kourou dough sheet into 18 strips and spread them on top of the filling in a crisscross manner. Add strips all around the pie in order to crimp it.
- Spread the whole surface of the pie with the yolk diluted in water, sprinkle with the sesame seeds, and bake for 50-60 minutes.
- Let it cool and serve.
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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