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Moroccan-Style Bean and Phyllo Pie
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A garbanzo bean-filled phyllo pie full of flavorful and warm scented herbs.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 175.1
Total Carbs 30.1 g
Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
Sugars 3.6 g
Total Fat 3.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 76.3 mg
Protein 6.1 g
Sodium 358.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Other Carbs , 1 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 each  butter flavored cooking spray
1 cup  fresh chopped onion
0.6667 cup  chopped red bell peppers
2 tsp  minced garlic
1 tsp  fresh ginger root
0 1/4 tsp  ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 1/2 tsp  ground cumin
1 tsp  ground cinnamon
1 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
15 oz  canned garbanzo beans
1 pinch  salt
1 pinch  black pepper
10 each  phyllo pastry dough sheet
3 tbsp  whole almonds
1 pinch  powdered sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Heat a cooking spray coated frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion, bell pepper, garlic, ginger root, and crushed red pepper 5 to 8 minutes or until onion is translucent. Mix in cumin, cinnamon, and lemon juice. Take pan off of heat and stir in garbanzo beans, smashing coarsely. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Coat a pizza pan or baking sheet with cooking spray. Fold 1 sheet phyllo in half crosswise and arrange on pan; coat with cooking spray. Continue on, using 4 more sheets of phyllo. Spread bean mixture in middle of phyllo and top with almonds. Lay the rest of the phyllo on top in the same manner as above. Fold ends under to form a pie. Coat top with cooking spray.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm or at room temperature. Just before serving, dust with powdered sugar.

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