- Exported from MasterCook
KREATOPITTA HORIATIKI (COUNTRY-STYLE MEAT
10 Preparation Time :
Categories : Meats Main Dish
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
1 each Onion -- med.
20 milliliters Garlic -- chopped
2 tablespoons Parsley -- chopped
1/2 teaspoon Mint -- chopped
2 each Hard cooked eggs
3 pounds Leg of lamb
1 cup Butter
1 tablespoon Tomato paste
1 c. water
Salt & pepper to taste
1/2 pound Kefalotiri cheese -- grated
2 each Eggs -- lightly beaten
3/4 pound Phyllo
Chop onion and rinse it in strainer under running water; drain. Mix garlic with
parsley and min. Slice eggs thinly. Cut lamb from bone, then cut into very
small pcs. (a little coarser than ground beef).
Lightly brown the lamb with the onions in 1/3 of the butter. Add tomato paste,
salt & pepper, garlic, parsley, and mint, and mix well. Simmer for abt. 30 min.
Remove from heat. Add cheese and lightly beaten eggs and mix again. Melt
2 smaller that the phyllo sheets. Use
sheets for the bottom, buttering each well before laying in pan. Do not tim
them. Pour meat mixture over the phyllo, spreading it evenly.
Place sliced eggs on top of the meat. Fold the overhanging edges of the phyllo
sheets onto the filling. Butter them well. Add remaining sheets to form top
crust, again buttering each sheet before using it. Score top lightly with
sharp, pointed knife into serving-size pcs. Pour on any remaining butter.
300 F. oven for abt.
1 hr. Let cool for 30 min.; cut 8 to 10. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -