Food Articles and Features Section


Home       Food Articles       Food Trivia       Today in Food History       Recipes       Cooking Tips       Videos       Food Quotes       Who's Who       Food Trivia Quizzes       Crosswords       Food Poems       Cookbooks       Food Posters       Recipe Contests       Culinary Schools       Gourmet Tours       Food Festivals & Shows

 You are here > Home

RECIPE CONTESTSContest News, Winners & Recipes >  Athens Fillo Recipe Contest Winners



From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training
Over 1,000 schools & classes listed for U.S., Online & Worldwide

Winning Recipes in Athens Foods'
“Make it Fabulous with Fillo” Recipe Contest

One winning recipe below
(Links to additional Winning Recipes in blue box to the left)

Unlike other recipe contests where entrants don’t know what they are competing against, Athens “Make it Fabulous with Fillo” Recipe Contest is a real-time, interactive contest with weekly and monthly prizes leading up to the finale.  (Contest Deadline is February 1, 2010)
44 weekly prizes, $50 each
10 monthly prizes, $120 each
1 ‘Fan Favorite’, $600
$5,000 grand prize
2, $1,500 first place prizes

The weekly and monthly winners, which are judged by culinary professionals, will be announced throughout the contest on the Athens website, where visitors can comment and rate the recipes as they are entered.
The recipes are judged using four main criteria for Fillo Dough recipes and four criteria for Mini Fillo Shell recipes. Each recipe can receive up to 10 bonus points: 5 points for a photo submission and 5 additional points for a video submission.

posted by Susansouffle

~ 8 Athens Fillo Sheets, room temp
~ 2 cups cooked chicken, diced
~ 1 small can chopped green chiles, drained
~ 6 Tblsp. enchilada sauce, your favorite
~ 3 Tblsp. red taco sauce
~ 3 cups grated jack or colby jack cheese
~ 3 Tblsp olive oil
~ 3 tsp chili powder
~ salt & pepper if desired
~ green or ripe olive slices for garnish
~ non stick spray
~ 4, 10 inch oval au gratin, oven safe dishes

Lightly spray au gratin dishes.

In medium bowl mix 2 cups diced chicken, 1 small can chopped gr chiles, 6 Tblsp enchilada sauce, 3 Tblsp. red taco sauce, 3 cups grated cheese & salt & pepper if desired. Set aside.

Put 3 tsp. chili powder in a small bowl.
In another small bowl put 3 Tblsp olive oil.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lay one sheet Athens fill on dry work surface.
Lightly brush with oil & sprinkle 1/2 tsp chili powder.
Lay another sheet on top & do the same.
Lay a damp, almost dry tea towel on waiting fillo, to keep soft and tender.
Continue until 4 sheets are in place.
Do not oil 4th sheet.

Cut stacked fillo's in half crossways (6 1/2 inches).
Place 1/4 of the filling in the middle of each, mushing out, a little towards the ends, leaving 1 1/2 inches on both ends.

Fold fillo together, slightly overlapping in the middle & lightly squeeze & twist ends & put into prepared dishes.
Continue preparing until 4 total are assembled.
Garnish with green or ripe olive slices.

Bake @ 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes

Serve with your choice; extra enchilada sauce, refried beans, lettuce, tomato, green onion, sour cream and or guacamole.

Note: Fun to say and even more fun to eat.  The end pieces are fantastic!!




Contest News, Winners & Recipes       Bonnie Plants Free 3rd Grade Cabbage Program (Register for 2014 now!)       3rd Annual Spar for the Spurtle Competition Launched (2013)       Bob’s Red Mill ‘Spar for the Spurtle’ Winners (with video recipe)       3rd Annual Good Food Awards Call for Entries Announced       World Beer Cup Winners (2012)       Florida Chef Wins Great American Seafood Cook-Off       5th Annual Man O Manischewitz CookOff       Florida Citrus Contest Winning Recipes       Chef Jacques Pépin To Host 4th Annual Manischewitz Cook-Off       Athens Fillo Recipe Contest Winners       .....October: Baked Apple Cannoli Recipe       .....October: Brie and Fig Tartlets Recipe       .....September: Carib Coast Nachos Pizza       .....September: Peach Pumpkin Mascarpone Mezzetta's Best Sandwich Winners       1800 Tequila Contest Photos & Winners       Tilapia Recipe Contest Winner & Recipe       Sister Shubert's Contest Winners       Lindsay Olives Pizza Challenge Winning Recipe       Manischewitz Winning Recipe: Marvelous Falafel Sliders       National Pie Championship Winners and Recipes       Commercial Bakery Pie Winners       National Gingerbread House Contest Winners

Home       About Us & Contact Us       World Cuisine Articles       Food Festivals       Food Links


 Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.

 For permission to use any of this content please E-mail:
 All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2014 James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.
 All rights reserved.

 You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
 Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.

 Please take the time to request permission.







Popular Pages

Free Business and Tech Magazines


FREE Food & Beverage Publications
An extensive selection of free magazines and other publications for qualified Food, Beverage & Hospitality professionals

Chef with red wine glass