MEAT STUFFED BOUREKAS in RICE PAPER

INGREDIENTS & EQUIPMENT

3 tbsp grapeseed oil

1 large onion, diced

1 lb. lean ground beef or ground turkey or ground chicken or a mixture

¼ cup raisins or currants

2 tbsp apricot or raspberry jam

2 tbsp sesame seeds

¼ tsp nutmeg

¼ tsp cinnamon

½ tsp cumin

salt to taste

rice paper wraps

1 egg for egg wash

sesame seeds

Large skillet

Spatula

Glass baking pan

Cutting board

Baking sheet

Parchment paper

Pastry brush

Measuring cups and spoons

METHOD

PREHEAT your oven to 350F

HEAT oil in large skillet

ADD and saute the onion until golden

MIX in the ground meat and raisins/currants

ADD in the jam, sesame seeds, nutmeg, cinnamon, cumin, and salt

STIR together and cook to brown, around 15-20 minutes

REMOVE skillet from heat

SOAK the rice paper wraps in a bowl of warm water to coat both sides

TAKE the wraps out of the water and place on a cutting board

DISH the meat onto the rice paper and wrap them up

PLACE rice paper wraps onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper

BRUSH egg wash to coat the wraps

SPRINKLE the tops with sesame seeds

COOK meat bourekas in oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden on the outside

REMOVE from oven and serve warm

NOTES

SUBSTITUTIONS: Feel free to swap the meat with mushrooms to make as a vegetarian option

MEAT STUFFED BOUREKAS in RICE PAPER

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