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Gozleme recipe

This Turkish Gozleme recipe has both spinach and feta and lamb mince fillings. This is a super easy recipe. Find more on Kidspot, New Zealand's recipe finder.

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Ingredients:

Dough

  • 400g Greek style plain yoghurt
  • 500g self-raising flour
  • 4 tbsp olive oil

Spinach filling

  • 100g baby spinach
  • 200g feta cheese

Mince filling

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g lamb mince
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tin tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes

Method:

Mince filling

In a frying pan, fry the lamb mince and make sure you break it into small lumps with a wooden spoon.

Add the garlic as it is browning and stir well.

Add the tomato paste and cook for 1 minute, then add the cumin, tomato puree and chilliflakes and stir. Cook for a further 2 mins and set aside.

Feta and spinach filling.

Pour boiling water over the spinach and then drain. Crumble feta up and stir through spinach.

Dough

Combine the yoghurt with the self-raising flour and knead on a floured board for 2-3 mins.

Cut into 8 portions. Cover with a damp tea towel until ready to use.

Cooking

Roll each dough ball into a 25cm round and place 4 tablespoons of filling on one half. Fold dough round in half and press together the edges.

Heat a skillet, frying pan ot barbeque hotplate to medium heat and brush each Gozleme with olive oil. Cook on each side until golden "eyes" appear.

Serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

  • This recipe makes 8 Gozleme which is enough to hold 4 of each filling.
  • The lemon wedges are essential for this recipe.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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