Tomato and Pepper BourekFor the dough:3 cups flour1/4 cup vegetable oil1/4 teaspoon salt3/4 cup water for forming the dough, but it might take less than this
For the filling:1 large tomato, chopped2 cups of green peppers2 garlic cloves1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper3 tablespoons olive oil1 small hot green pepper or 1/8 teaspoon of hot ground red pepper
Directions:For the dough:Put flour, oil, and salt in a bowl. Combine ingredients lightly by gently running your hands through the mixture. Then, add water gradually, and knead with your hands until you form a soft dough.
For the filling:Wash and cut tomatoes into very small cubes. Grill green peppers until blackened. After grilling, the charred skin will slip off easily. Cut the peppers into small strips. Cut the hot green pepper into small circles. In a saucepan, add oil, tomatoes, garlic, and spices, and saute until the tomatoes are mushy. Then, add the green peppers, and stir for about 5-10 minutes or until the water dries up. Then take it off the heat and let it cool before filling it in the pastries.
Portion out the dough into small balls. Roll the balls out to form small circles or roll them out and use a large circle cookie cutter. Put some filling on the end closest to you and roll the dough over the form a crescent. Use your fingers to firmly press around the crescent and seal the dough. Then use a zig-zag pizza cutter to cut through the part where the dough is sealed. Fry and enjoy!