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Ground Beef Pie

Introduction to Greek Ground Beef Pie

Discover a Mediterranean Delight

Greek cuisine is known for its rich and flavorful dishes, and the Greek Ground Beef Pie is no exception. In this article, we will guide you through the process of creating this mouthwatering dish that combines the earthy flavors of ground beef, the freshness of cherry tomatoes, and the creaminess of semi-soft cheese. Prepare to indulge in a taste of Greece as we explore the ingredients and steps to make this comforting and aromatic pie.

Ground Beef Pie

Ground Beef Pie

Recipe by George Zolis
5.0 from 1 vote

Indulge in a slice of Mediterranean heaven with our Greek Ground Beef Pie recipe. A mouthwatering blend of ground beef, onions, cherry tomatoes, and semi-soft cheese, all wrapped in a thin, homemade dough. Baked to golden perfection, this savory delight is sure to transport your taste buds to the shores of Greece. Dive into this culinary adventure and experience the rich flavors of the Mediterranean right in your own kitchen.

Course: AppetizersCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Medium


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  • For the dough
  • 600 g All purpose flour

  • 350 g Water

  • 7 g Salt

  • 30 g Olive oil

  • 10 g Vinegar

  • For the filling
  • 500 g Ground beef

  • 2 Onions, chopped

  • 1 Garlic clove, finely chopped

  • 70 g Olive oil

  • 250 g Semi-soft cheese, grated

  • 15 Cherry tomatoes, cut in half

  • 1 Green pepper, cut into small cubes

  • 1 Red pepper, cut into small cubes

  • 1/2 bunch Parsley, finely chopped

  • Salt and Pepper

  • Sesame seeds for coating

Recipe directions

  • For the Dough
  • In a bowl add the water, olive oil, vinegar, salt, flour and mix until dough
  • Knead the dough a bit and divide it into 6 equal parts.
  • Add some olive oil to a baking dish and dip the pieces of dough into it.
  • Set aside while preparing the filling.
  • For the Filling
  • Place a frying pan with some olive oil over heat.
  • Add the onions, garlic, ground beef and sauté.
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Add the parsley, red and green peppers, cherry tomatoes and stir.
  • Next, add the cheese and stir.
  • To Assemble
  • Take one piece of dough and roll it out by pressing and stretching it with your hands.
  • The dough should become very thin.
  • Spread some of the filling all over the dough.
  • Carefully roll the dough into a log.
  • Next, roll it into a snail shape.
  • Transfer the dough to a 14 in (35 cm) diameter baking dish, lined with parchment paper.
  • Repeat steps 10 to 13 for the remaining pieces of dough.
  • Brush olive oil on the dough.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds.
  • Preheat the oven to 390 F (200 C) and bake for 60 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

20 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10.3g 16%
    • Saturated Fat 3.6g 15%
  • Cholesterol 38mg 13%
  • Sodium 271mg 12%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 396mg 12%
  • Total Carbohydrate 28.8g 10%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.4g 8%
    • Sugars 3.4g
  • Protein 14.9g 29%
  • Calcium 109%
  • Iron 6%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.