Ingredients

How to make it

  • Thaw phyllos according to the instructions on the package.
  • -Put fresh spinach in a bowl. Sprinkle a little bit of salt. Rub spinach leaves with your fingers until wilted. Drain excessive water. (If you're using frozen spinach, let it thaw first. Squeeze to drain excessive water. Sprinkle salt and rub spinach leaves with your fingers. Drain excessive water once again)
  • -Add feta, black pepper, and crushed red pepper to spinach ,sauted onion and mix well.
  • -In another bowl beat the eggs and add milk and olive oil. Mix well.
  • -Grease an 8 X 11.5 pan (or in a pan that's approximately the same size with phyllo sheets)
  • -Layer half of phyllo dough sheets in the pan by brushing every single layer generously with the egg+milk+oil mixture.(if u make borek dough yourself ..u dont need this mixture )
  • -On the 10th phyllo sprinkle spinach mix.
  • -Cut the 1 tbsp butter in to small pieces and sprinkle on spinach.
  • -Keep layering the rest of phyllos by brushing each layer with the mixture.
  • -After putting down the last phyllo, pour whatever is left from the egg+milk+oil mixture on top.
  • -Sprinkle the pie with black (nigella) seeds or sessame seeds or neither.
  • -Bake in a preheated oven at 390F for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
  • -Wait for 10-15 minutes and then cut into square pieces.
  • if u wanna make at home,
  • borek dough:To make the dough:
  • In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar add yogurt flour salt
  • ps:its nt form yet u can add 1 cup flour extra
  • When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes. Sprinkle a little flour over the dough and then cover it with a dry cloth. Let it raise until double in size.
  • When its doubled size cut to dough 2 pieces and roll the dough
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  • cari_bari 3 years ago
    I just made these and i must say im quite upset. The phyllo dough recipe turned out like turkish ordinary bread. It was nothing like phyllo. So now im stuck with this fat turkish bread with a spinach filling. Allthough i like turkish bread, it doesnt go with this filling. Did you write something incorrectly in the phyllo recipe?
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  • rhianna 5 years ago
    I have made the Greek Spanakopita many times. I will try this Turkish recipe next time! I am THRILLED that you have given here the recipe for Yufka, the Turkish version of phyllo!!

    Thank you for all your many wonderful recipes, Kutadkubilik!
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    " It was excellent "
    turtle66 ate it and said...
    Another yummy recipe..keep em' coming...........................Turtle.
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    " It was excellent "
    fishtrippin ate it and said...
    I love this! I may try the dough this winter, but for now I'll stick with phillo.Thanks for the post!^5
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    " It was excellent "
    joe1155 ate it and said...
    Sounds great. I really love börek. Eat them occasionally here in Germany.
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    " It was excellent "
    californiacook ate it and said...
    Beautiful! Luv Borek. Wanted to mention, one of my fave armenian restaurants serves the borek (w different fillings), & a Manti similar to the recipe you posted, but filled with meat (from memory). They also have armenian pizza & pastries, Pellmini etc. Great post! Don't know why anyone would give this less than a 5! Deserves a 10!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    Thank you- lovely!! a high 5 all the way from recipe to photo to description!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    foodinnewengland ate it and said...
    mmm i have had this but never made it, thanks!!
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  • ttaaccoo 5 years ago
    Thank you for the 2 recipes!! very very nice. 55555555
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