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Beef filo pie

9
9
9
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
25 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Moroccan flavoured beef and eggplant combined in a light and crispy pastry.

Ingredients

Olive oil

1 tbs

Brown onion

1 small, finely chopped

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Moroccan seasoning

2 tsp

Lean beef mince

400 g

Zucchini

2 medium, cut into 2cm pieces

Eggplant

1 medium, cut into 2cm pieces

Spinach, raw

120 g, coarsely chopped

Uncooked filo pastry

6 sheet(s)

Tomato(es)

2 medium, cut into wedges

Red onion

½ small, thinly sliced

Fresh coriander

¼ cup(s)

Lemon juice

2 tsp, (10ml)

Oil spray

7 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced. Lightly spray a baking tray with oil.
  2. Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add brown onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and Moroccan seasoning and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add mince and cook, breaking up lumps, for 3–5 minutes or until browned. Add zucchini and eggplant and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until tender. Add spinach and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until just wilted. Cool.
  3. Lightly spray 1 sheet of f ilo with oil. Top with another sheet, turned on a 45-degree angle, and lightly spray with oil. Repeat with remaining f ilo to form a star shape. Place f ilo stack on prepared tray.
  4. Spoon mince mixture into centre of pastry stack. Fold pastry over f illing and scrunch to enclose. Lightly spray pie with oil and bake for 15 minutes or until golden.
  5. Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, red onion, coriander, juice and remaining oil in a large bowl. Cut pie into wedges and serve with salad.