How to make it

  • Quarter leek leaves lengthwise and then cut crosswise into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Then wash and drain well.
  • In skillet heat some olive oil.
  • Add leeks with 1 1/2 tsp salt, cover and cook medium heat about 5 minutes or wilted and soft.
  • Transfer to dish to cool.
  • Then wrap leeks in a cheesecloth or dish towel to squeeze out excess liquid.
  • Combine the squeezed leeks, cheeses, and mint.
  • Mix well with hands.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Oil a sheet( baking ) pan and line with parchment paper or use a non stick sheet .
  • Roll out 2 phyllo sheets on work surface at a time and lay one down on pan, brush with olive oil, add second sheet and brush with olive oil.
  • Place 4 oz of filling one inch lengthwise down the row. of the phyllo sheet. Fold short ends in and roll burrito style.
  • Do the same with remainder of sheets with brushing of oil and filling etc. .
  • Place rolls side by in pan.
  • Score each with sharp knife for easy cutting later in about 9 spacings for each roll..
  • Bake in 400 F oven for 15 min. Reduce heat and bake 350F about 45 minutes or golden.
  • Cool to warm in pan, remove and carefully cut each roll into pieces. Serve warm.
  • Note: when using phyllo dough, make sure the remainder of the sheets are covered with a damp towel to prevent them from drying out.

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    Made this last night- a BIG hit! Thanks. BTW-how do I give this recipe honors? What do I click on?
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    notyourmomma ate it and said...
    Fabulous combination, delicious. Thanks.
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    debwin ate it and said...
    yum sounds delicious.
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    theiris ate it and said...
    perfection! Mare
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    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    time to eat wow sounds great.
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  • jo_jo_ba 12 years ago
    This looks so good!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    I absolutely adore this recipe! Great post!
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