Yalla Eat! Chef Series: Sheila Mansour presents Iraqi Spiced Beef Bourek

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5:30 p.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020
Sheila Mansour (Sheila’s Pitas and More) presents Iraqi Spiced Beef Bourek

Ingredients (makes 24 egg rolls):

3 pounds 10-15% fat ground beef
3 bunches chopped parsley
2 medium onions
2 bunches green onions
2 teaspoons curry spice
2 teaspoons allspice
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoons pepper
3 cloves chopped garlic
1 cup small golden raisins *optional
1-2 packages of egg roll wrappers
2 eggs for an egg wash
Grapeseed oil, for frying

Sheila Mansour‘s love of cooking came at an early age as she watched her grandmother, mother and father cook incredibly delicious homemade and handmade Iraqi meals in their Detroit home. As an adult, she learned to cook for her family and friends because she yearned for the flavors of her Iraqi heritage, upbringing and culture; her Chaldean/Assyrian ancestors whispering to her the measurements as she cooks and bakes in her California kitchen. Nothing brings her more happiness or pleasure than sharing her food with others.


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  • November 17, 2020 5:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 5:30 pm