Spinach Burek

Spinach triangle shaped borek
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Spinach Burek

Ingredients

The Dough

  • 4 cups flour (sifted)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 tbsp instant yeast
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp White Pepper Powder
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cups water (warm)

The Filling

  • 1 1/2 kg spinach leaves (rinsed & minced)
  • 2 medium onions (minced)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp citric salt
  • Salt & pepper

Components

Preparation

In a bowl

  • Rub all the dry ingredients EXCEPT the salt with the oil.
  • Knead with the water until a dough is formed.
  • Add the salt and knead one last time only to incorporate the salt.

Let the dough rest (ferment).

In a colander

  • Salt the minced spinach.

let it wilt.

  • Squeeze out the excess water and set aside.

In a pan

  • Sweat the onion in the oil.
  • Stir in the spices. (When adding the salt, do not forget that the spinach is already salted.)

Let it cool.

  • Stir in the Spinach

On a counter top

  • Either shape the dough into small balls and roll them out into 1/2 cm thick disks, or roll out bigger batches of dough and use a cutter to have even-sized disks.
  • Put some of the filling in the middle of each disk.
  • Fold each circle into a triangle.

On a greased baking sheet

  • Arrange the bureks 2 cm apart.
  • Brush or spray them with oil.

In a hot oven

  • Bake them until they are golden.
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Spinach Burek
Appetizers & Salty Snacks

Spinach Burek

Spinach triangle shaped borek

Ingredients

The Dough

  • 4 cups flour (sifted)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 tbsp instant yeast
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp White Pepper Powder
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cups water (warm)

The Filling

  • 1 1/2 kg spinach leaves (rinsed & minced)
  • 2 medium onions (minced)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp citric salt
  • Salt & pepper

Preparation

In a bowl

  • Rub all the dry ingredients EXCEPT the salt with the oil.
  • Knead with the water until a dough is formed.
  • Add the salt and knead one last time only to incorporate the salt.

Let the dough rest (ferment).

In a colander

  • Salt the minced spinach.

let it wilt.

  • Squeeze out the excess water and set aside.

In a pan

  • Sweat the onion in the oil.
  • Stir in the spices. (When adding the salt, do not forget that the spinach is already salted.)

Let it cool.

  • Stir in the Spinach

On a counter top

  • Either shape the dough into small balls and roll them out into 1/2 cm thick disks, or roll out bigger batches of dough and use a cutter to have even-sized disks.
  • Put some of the filling in the middle of each disk.
  • Fold each circle into a triangle.

On a greased baking sheet

  • Arrange the bureks 2 cm apart.
  • Brush or spray them with oil.

In a hot oven

  • Bake them until they are golden.

Serving

We serve spinach burek as a side dish to any soup.

You can serve spinach burek as an appetizer or a salty snack.

Some people like to squeeze lemon on the filling while they take bites into these yummy bureks.

Enjoy!



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