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Prepare time:1 hr
Bake time:35 min/baking tray
Yield: 12 hand pies

Today we’re making savoury hand pies with fresh zucchini, feta, ricotta and delicious flaky kourou dough. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 200 g zucchini, grated & strained well
  • 250 g feta cheese
  • 120 g ricotta or any other soft white cheese
  • 1 large egg, for the filling
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • 3 tsp fine semolina
  • 1 dose homemade kourou dough
  • 1 large egg, for brushing
  • 1 tbsp milk, for brushing
  • flour for rolling out

Instructions

1
In a medium bowl mix together zucchini, feta and ricotta cheese.

2
Add the mint, the egg and the semolina. Stir well and set aside.

3
Put the dough on a well floured surface. Roll it out into a square 50 x 50cm / 19.6 x 19.6 inches, 0,5cm / 0.19” thick.

4
With a knife or a pizza cutter cut it into 12 pieces.

5
Brush with egg white before adding the filling to avoid soggy bottoms.

6
Fill the hand pies with the zucchini – cheese mixture.

7
Fold over and press slightly. Seal the edges and arrange them on paper lined baking trays.

8
Prick their tops with a fork to allow air circulation during baking.

9
TIP: Refrigerating them for 30 min before baking will make them even better!

10
Beat the egg and mix it with the milk. Brush the hand pies.

11
Bake in a preheated oven, at 200⁰C / 400⁰F, for 35 minutes. Enjoy!!!

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