Cheesy Middle Eastern pastry.

prep:
30 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
15
Max Servings:
15
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.

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  • Mix cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, feta cheese, garlic, and milk together in a bowl; add onion and cilantro. Stir to combine.

  • Cut one sheet of spring roll wrapper into 3 rectangles, each about 4x12 inches. Lightly brush with melted butter. Place a heaping teaspoon of filling on the 4-inch end of the rectangle. Fold the end over the filling; pick up a corner and fold diagonally, making a triangle. Continue to fold diagonally, making a triangular packet, so the the filling doesn't come out the ends. Dab a little water on the end of the strip and seal the sambusa closed. Repeat with remaining filling and spring roll wrappers. Place on prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until crisp and golden, about 25 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Traditionally, sambusa is deep-fried. Instead of baking, you can alternatively cook in hot oil, several at a time, until golden and bubbly. Remove and drain on a paper towel.

Nutrition Facts

81.99 calories; 1.66 g protein; 2.86 g carbohydrates; 0.21 g dietary-fiber; 0.52 g sugars; 7.25 g fat; 4.56 g saturated-fat; 21.46 mg cholesterol; 280.85 IU vitamin-a-iu; 0.57 mg niacin-equivalents; 0.03 mg vitamin-b6; 0.91 mg vitamin-c; 5.86 mcg folate; 29.77 mg calcium; 0.23 mg iron; 3.01 mg magnesium; 34.03 mg potassium; 92.21 mg sodium; 0.02 mg thiamin; 65.21 calories-from-fat; 13 percent-of-calories-from-carbs; 78 percent-of-calories-from-fat; 7 percent-of-calories-from-protein; 49 percent-of-calories-from-sat-fat


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Christina Anne
04/19/2014
I cooked the onion in EVOO and added black olives. Was yummy!!