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Spinach Borek Balls


 Spinach Borek Balls Spinach Borek Balls


  • 3 phyllo sheets,
  • 1 cup yoghurt,
  • 1 cup water,
  • 2 eggs,
  • Bread crumbs,
  • For the filling;
  • 1/2 bunch spinach,
  • 1 small onion,
  • Vegetable oil,
  • Salt.


  1. Finely chop the onion,
  2. Wash the spinach and finely chop,
  3. Sauté the onions in vegetable oil until tender,
  4. Add the spinach and cook until the spinach withers and all the moisture in the pan evaporates,
  5. Add the salt, stir and remove from heat,
  6. Put the three phyllo sheets on top of each other brushing vegetable oil between each layer,
  7. Mix the yoghurt and water and brush this mixture on the phyllo sheet on the top,
  8. Let it rest for 15 mins until all the mixture is absorbed by the phyllo sheets,
  9. Cut it into 4 equal pieces,
  10. Cut each piece into 5 (20 pieces in total),
  11. Place 1/2 tablespoon of the spinach filling onto the wider section of each piece,
  12. Fold the piece from the sides to form a ball and squeeze the ball gently in your palm, to seal and secure the dough.
  13. Repeat this for all the phyllo sheet pieces,
  14. Beat the two eggs in a separate bowl,
  15. Dip the balls first into the beaten eggs, then into the bread crumbs, then place on a baking dish,
  16. Bake at 200 degrees Celsius for 30-35 mins.

Bon appétit…


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