Feta Cheese Burek (Phyllo Dough)

Feta Cheese Burek (Phyllo Dough) An Eastern European delicacy. Probably one of the most loved foods from the Balkans. There are two ways to create burek: with homemade dough or with phyllo dough (pre-made store-bought). In this recipe we will be using the pre-made phyllo dough. You can put potatoes, meat, spinach, boiled cabbage, or feta cheese inside! This one will be with feta cheese. Truly a tasty meal! And very easy to make! Eat with yogurt for authenticity.


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 40 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 10 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 burek

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet lightly.

  • Mix feta cheese, sour cream, cottage cheese, cream cheese, and eggs together in a bowl. Whisk milk and oil together in a small bowl.

  • Brush milk-oil mixture over 3 sheets of phyllo dough and stack together. Place some of the cheese mixture in a straight line on one end of the dough. Roll up tightly to form a spiral shape. Transfer spiral to the baking sheet. Repeat with remaining milk-oil mixture, phyllo dough, and cheese mixture.

  • Bake burek in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 40 minutes.

Per Serving: 774 calories; protein 19.4g; carbohydrates 26.5g; fat 66.2g; cholesterol 145.7mg; sodium 916.6mg.