Turkish Meat Pie (Borek)

Turkish Meat Pie (Borek)

Tue Nov 28 2023 18:32:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)


                    5 sheets of yufka dough (filo pastry)

400 grams of ground meat

1 large onion

Salt/pepper/spices to taste

Sesame seeds for sprinkling

125 grams of yogurt

60 grams of olive oil or vegetable oil

200 ml of milk

2 eggs (reserve one yolk for brushing the pie)


                Step 1:
In a bowl, mix yogurt, oil, milk, 1 whole egg, and the white of the second egg. Reserve the remaining yolk for brushing the surface.

Step 2:
Heat oil in a frying pan and sauté finely chopped onion. Add the ground meat. Season with salt, pepper, and desired spices.

Step 3:
Grease a baking tray with oil, place the first sheet of pastry, and spread sauce over it.

Step 4:
Place the second sheet of pastry, spread sauce, and evenly distribute half of the meat mixture.

Step 5:
Place the third sheet, spread sauce, and distribute the remaining meat.

Step 6:
Place the fourth and fifth sheets, brushing each with the sauce. Fold the edges of the first layer of pastry.

Step 7:
Score the pie into squares, brush the remaining sauce, and brush the top with the egg yolk. Sprinkle sesame seeds.

Step 8:
Bake for 40 minutes in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius (356 degrees Fahrenheit).
Turkish Meat Pie (Borek)
Turkish Meat Pie (Borek)
Turkish Meat Pie (Borek)
Turkish Meat Pie (Borek)
Turkish Meat Pie (Borek)
Turkish Meat Pie (Borek)

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