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Chaniotiko Boureki: Cretan Veggie Pie recipe

Boureki is a delicious Cretan veggie pie and here is our traditional recipe on how to make it

Ingredients

POTATOES 35oz / 1kg

ZUCCHINI 35oz / 1 kg

TOMATOES 8oz / 250gr

SPRING ONIONS 4pcs

MIZITHRA 17oz / 500gr

GRAVIERA 8oz / 250gr

MINT

PARSLEY

OLIVE OIL

EGGS 2

MILK 10fl oz / 350ml

FLOUR

SALT & PEPPER

Procedure

  • Cut all the vegetables in round pieces.
  • Sprinkle some olive oil at the bottom of a roasting pan and place a layer of potatoes and season them. On top of the potatoes place a layer of zucchini, season them and sprinkle them with some flour.
  • Grade both mizithra and graviera and sprinkle half of the quantity on top of the zucchini. Sprinkle all the spring onions, mint and parsley according to your taste.
  • Place a layer of potatoes, season them and then place the tomatoes and season them.
  • Then again place a layer of zucchini. On top of them sprinkle the rest of both cheeses and sprinkle them with mint and parsley.
  • In a bowl whisk the eggs and the milk and pure the mixture on top of the veggies. Drizzle some olive oil on top.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 330F (165C) for 45-50 minutes.
Aris Vlachogiannis :Aris Vlachogiannis is a food writer and chef specialising in Greek cuisine.