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Mini Cheese Pies with Kourou Dough


For the dough

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  • Add the vinegar, yogurt, olive oil and sunflower oil.
  • Mix with a spoon until all of the ingredients are completely combined and the mixture comes together nicely.
  • As soon as the dough starts to form, continue kneading by hand.

For the filling

  • In a bowl, add the feta and break it apart with a fork.
  • Add the thyme, oregano and mint.
  • Mix with a fork and add the pepper and yogurt to help keep the mixture together.
  • Mix.

To assemble

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (360* F) Fan.
  • Lightly knead the dough on a clean working surface. Do not knead for too long so that it doesn’t release any oil.
  • Cut the dough into 16 equal sized pieces. 
  • Lay a sheet of parchment paper on your working surface and place a piece of dough on it.
  • Spread it out with your hands and then roll it out with a rolling pin until it is 10-13 cm in diameter.
  • Place 1 tablespoon of the filling in the center and brush the edges all the way around with water so that it can stick together when closed.
  • Fold the dough over, using the parchment paper to help you and press down on the edges with a fork to seal and form a little pie.
  • Repeat the same process until all of the pieces of dough are filled.
  • Brush the tops with an egg yolk and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
13 %


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)
23 %

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)
20 %

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)
8 %


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)
2 %


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)
11 %


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)
4 %


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)
8 %


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 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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