Filosophy: Greek Plant Based “meat” bougatsa

plant based greek pie

A traditional dish with a vegan twist. Bougatsa is one of the most delicious and popular Greek pies, made from thin and crispy “filo” pastry, with the Northern part of the country having a great tradition in regards to its making. The two most sought-after types of bougatsa pies are bougatsa with cheese (salty) and bougatsa with cream (sweet), but other fillings are also used, such as spinach and minced meat.
Lately, big companies have been revolutionizing traditional Greek recipes, bringing unique dishes, such as bougatsa, to the table of people who have different dietary habits.
Filosophy is a crispy thin filo pastry bougatsa pie, filed with the plant-based minced “meat” of Beyond Meat. The recipe also contains vegetable mayonnaise, mustard, mint, black pepper creating an amazing result of real meat.
The high protein index derived from pea protein (soy-free) exceeds 16g in combination with edible fibers that reach 5.7g, thus creating a dish that fills the consumer with energy, a meal that makes no sacrifice in nutrients and taste, providing a complete alternative diet, filled with rich valuable elements for the human body.
It should be noted that peas are legumes. People with severe allergies to legumes like peanuts should be cautious when introducing pea protein into their diet because of the possibility of a pea allergy. That said, Beyond Mince by Beyond Meat contains no peanuts or tree nuts.