This makes for a phenomenal hor dourve or side dish to any meal. Enjoy with a mustard condiment or simply on it’s own.
1 onion, finely chopped (optional)
2-3 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
Salt and Pepper to taste
1-2 Tablespoons butter, melted
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Peel potatoes. Boil in water until soft (20-30 minutes), drain and mash. Let cool completely.To prepare the filling, sauté onions and garlic in olive oil and set aside. Mix cooled mashed potatoes with 1 egg, melted butter, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add in sautéed onions and garlic and mix until combined.
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Divide puff pastry into 5 inch squares. Place a heaping Tablespoon of filling in each square. Dampen the edges of the squares with water, and fold in half diagonally to form triangular pastries. Pinch the edges together to seal the filling inside.
Brush tops of bourekas with egg. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden. Serve warm