Monday, April 18, 2011




  • 1 large size of onion(chopped)
  • 1 lb of spinach
  • 1 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp of red pepper paste
  • 1/3 lb of ground beef
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp of ground black pepper
  • salt
  • 12 slice of bread
  • 1 cup of plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs

Soak spinach in cold water and add 2 tbsp of vinegar. Leave spinach in the water for 20 minutes. Wash and drain it one more time.
In a large pot, take vegetable oil add beef . Stir and cook until it is cooked. Add chopped onion. Stir and cook until onion is tender. Add tomato paste and red pepper paste stir for 2-3 minutes.
Chop spinach and add it to the pot. Stir until it loses its volume. Add ground black pepper and salt. Turn the heat off when the spinach absorbs all of its juice and let it cool.
For the sauce; take bread in a bowl of food processor and process it until nicely chopped. Take bread in a bowl. Put 2 eggs, 1 cup of yogurt and 1/2 cup of vegetable oil in the bowl of food processor and process it until finely mix.

Stir this liquid in chopped bread.
Brush bottom and sides of a 13 by 17-inch baking tray with vegetable oil. Pour the first half of sauce into baking tray.Spread the filling on top and cover the filling with the second half of sauce
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Bake for about 45 minutes or until nicely brown.
When it completely cools down, cut the borek into squ

1 comment:

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

An original börek. Mouthwatering!