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Börek - Ground Meat and Leek-Filled Pastry

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

For the pastry, I used 3 sheets of yufka. The filling consisted of:
- 1 lb leeks
- 1 medium yellow onion
- 1 lb ground meat
- 1 tsp sweet paprika
- 1/2 bunch parsley
- salt and pepper to taste

Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil over medium heat, then add the ground meat. Allow it to cook and add the sweet paprika


Chop the leeks and onion, add them to the meat, then add the chopped parsley


Allow to cook until lightly browned, then set aside to cool.

Take one sheet of yufka and place it, folded, in a 9x13-inch buttered deep baking dish. Pour over half of the meat filling


Cover with the second sheet of pastry (folded in half) and spread on the other half of the filling, then add the third sheet of pastry, also folded in half.
Beat two eggs with 1/2 lb sour cream and 1 cup milk. Fold the edges of the yufka sheets over the top, then pour the mixture all over the börek and sprinkle it with black sesame seeds


Bake in the preheated oven (350F) until golden (about 40-45 minutes)

and the absolute last piece


Enjoy!

12 comments:

Alina---Explora Cuisine said...

Arata delicios, sunt curioasa si eu daca e pe gustul meu placinta aceasta, banuiesc ca daca esti fan lasagna, esti fan placinta, nu? :) seamana destul de tare! Pupici!

Guvi said...

Sunt convinsa ca iti va placea foarte mult placinta asta, mai ales ca poti inlocui carnea cu branza amestecata cu spanac (sau patrunjel proaspat tocat), de exemplu. Seamana cu lasagna, dar nu rasare prea mult, vei vedea! :)) Multumesc pentru vizita si pupici!

My Kitchen in the Rockies said...

Koestlich! Ganz nach meinem Geschmack. Koennte ein deutsches Rezept sein.

raquel.erecipe said...

wow looks delicious. Is Yufka available in the grocery store? I would like to try this recipe.

Guvi said...

Kirsten, I am very sorry, but I really don't speak German! I hope that you liked the recipe though :))

Guvi said...

Raquel, I don't know where you live, so I can't tell you whether you can find yufka in the grocery store. Right here in NY I found it at a store named "Amish market". However, I thank you so much for following and I hope to see you again soon!

Martha said...

Looks delish!

Cooking Gallery said...

This looks very very good...!I've always wanted to try börek! Thanks for sharing the recipe :).

Guvi said...

Thank you, Martha!

Guvi said...

Cooking Gallery, you're very welcome! I hope you'll like it and I also hope I'll see you back here soon! Have a nice rest of the weekend!

Paradis said...

Intotdeauna cumparam de la iugoslavi burek,acum am reteta ta.Thanks.Un weekend frumos!

Guvi said...

Multumesc pentru apreciere, Paradis, si sper sa va placa! Un weekend minunat iti doresc!

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