Borek Recipe

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  • Chef: Chef Adnan Ozturk, Dedeman Hotel, Istanbul
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

An Israeli puff pastry stuffed with spring onions, spinach and mushrooms. A lovely snack that can be relished with a thick tomato sauce.

Ingredients of Borek

  • 200 gm of dough made from flour, egg, oil, margarine and salt to taste
  • 1 cup blanched spinach
  • 1 cup chopped eggplant
  • 1/2 cup mushroom boiled with lemon
  • 1 Tbsp red bell pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chopped spring onion
  • 2 eggs-whipped with a pinch of white pepper and salt.
  • Use Olive oil to shallow fry

How to Make Borek

  • 1.1. Roll out the dough with a rollpin.
  • 2.2. Then with a knife cut it into a square and keep it aside. For spinach borek, heat oil in a pan.
  • 3.3. Add spring onion, spinach, mushrooms, salt and white pepper. Saute lightly.
  • 4.4. For eggplant borek, in a pan saute eggplant, salt and red bellpepper.
  • 5.5. Take the dough, put spinach filling on top of it and fold the corners, while brushing with whipped egg.
  • 6.6. Repeat the procedure with the eggplant filling.
  • 7.7. Bake in an oven for about 20 minutes or till it turns brown.
  • 8.8. Serve with tomato sauce.