YOGHURT PITES

yoghurt pastry pites with vegetable filling

INGREDIENTS

1/2 bunch spring onion, chopped finely

2 red capsicums, chopped finely

4 mushrooms, chopped finely

1 cup Kalamata olives, pitted 

1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled 

Veg oil (for sautéing )

Bacon, optional

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

 

METHOD FOR FILLING

Add 1 tablespoon oil, onion, capsicum and mushrooms in saucepan on medium heat while stirring for 5 minutes.

Take saucepan off heat and add feta, salt, pepper and olives combine.

Set filling aside while you prepare the pastry.

 

PASTRY

2 cups Farmer’s Union Greek style yoghurt

1 cup vegetable oil 

2 eggs,1 for egg wash, whisked 

salt,to taste

650gms self -raising flour 

1/3 cup self-raising flour, for dusting on bench & pastry

 

METHOD FOR PASTRY

Place yoghurt, oil, egg, pepper and salt into a bowl, mix well until combined.

Add the flour bit by bit, combining well every time you add it.

Repeat the process until all the flour is combined.

 

METHOD

Preheat oven to 170°c

Lightly flour your work bench and roll out the pastry using a rolling pin, to desired thickness.

Spread over lightly oiled and floured baking tray and place mixture inside.

Fold over the edges and top pites folding sides together.

Egg wash the top and lightly score to desired piece size.

Place in oven for approximately 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.

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