Ingredients Edit


Directions Edit

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and lightly fry onions, tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  2. Brown the ground Beef with this mixture.
  3. In a bowl, mix one cup of flour with yeast, Sugar and salt.
  4. Heat milk with margarine until very warm and pour into this dry ingredients and mix well in the bowl.
  5. Combine the egg and remaining flour to make soft dough.
  6. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic
  7. Roll the dough into a rope and cut into 2 inch long pieces.
  8. Cover and let the pieces rest for 2 hours in a warm place or until they double size.
  9. Flatten each piece with a rolling pin on a floured surface and place the filling the in the center.
  10. Fold the dough over the filling on three sides to wrap it into a triangular shape.
  11. Place esfirras with seam down on a large floured baking sheet, leaving room for dough to rise.
  12. Let the rolls rest for half hour while you heat the oven to 400 °F.
  13. Brush each esfirra over with egg yolk and bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until golden brown.
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