Tandir Pastry with Spinach

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Tandır Pastry with Spinach (Ispanaklı Tandır Böreği)

Flour5 1/2 cup600 gr
Salt1 3/4 tablespoon21 gr
Dry yeast3/4 tablespoon5.5 gr
Sugar1 teaspoon4 gr
Water (warm)1 1/2 cup300 gr
Spinach- -1 kg
Onion2 medium size120 gr
Oil2/3 cup130 gr
Black Pepper1 teaspoon2 gr
Egg1 piece50 gr
Yogurt1/4 cup55 gr


Prepare raised dough as instructed in "Cevizli Çörek" (Shortbread with Walnuts). Set aside. For fılling: Saute fınely chopped onions in oil for 4-5 minutes. Add coarsely chopped spinach; stir. Cover and cook over low heat for 7-8 minutes. Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper: mix well. Divide into 3 portions. Divide, roll out and lay pastry layers with spinach fılling following the instructions in "Kıymalı Tandır Böreği" (Tandır Börek with Ground Meat). Bake in a moderate oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown: Remove from oven. Let stand for 10 minutes. Cut into 7-8 cm (3-3 1/2 inches) squares. Serve hot or warm.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy307 cal
Protein8,3 g
Fat12 g
Carbohydrates41,5 g
Calcium58 mg
Iron2 mg
Phosphorus90 mg
Zinc1 mg
Sodium724 mg
Vitamin A3401 iu
Thiamine0,09 mg
Riboflavin0,14 mg
Niacin0,95 mg
Vitamin C11 mg
Cholesterol21 mg