Pastrami, Cheese and Tomato filled Pastry (Pita Kessarias)

This pastry pie from Kessaria is bursting with piquant flavors.

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4 tbs of butter, melted
6 sheets of phyllo pastry
½ kg of semi hard  cheese, sliced (kasseri, preferably)
20 slices of pastrami
2 medium tomatoes, cut in slices
a little cumin
black sesame seeds



Grease a pan with butter and layer half the pastry sheets over it, brushing each one with melted butter.

Add a layer of cheese, and then top with the pastrami and slices of tomato.

Sprinkle the tomatoes with a little cumin, add the remaining slices of cheese and cover with 3 sheets of pastry brushed with melted butter.

Sprinkle the top with black sesame seeds and bake in a medium preheated oven until golden brown on top.