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Turkish Uc Renkli Borek

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For the dough
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 1
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
For the spinach
  Tea oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Spinach 1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm)
  Salt To Taste
For the filling
  Carrots 3 Medium, shredded
  Bacon slices 15 , chop
For brushing and garnish
  Vegetable oil 6 Tablespoon, divided
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon

1. Preheat the oven to high.
2. Prepare a parchment lined cookie sheet.

3. In a mixing bowl break the egg combine it with milk and vegetable oil, mix until light and fluffy
4. Add salt and gradually add the flour, mix everything well.
5. Once dough is ready, cover and let it sit for 30 minutes.
6. In a saucepan add the spinach, tea oil and salt, cover the pan and over medium heat cook the spinach.
7. After 30 minutes place the dough on a worktop and make 3 portions out of the dough.
8. Roll each portion thinly to the size of a wheel, sprinkle flour if needed.
9. Once the spinach is done drain the excess water, set aside.
10. Drizzle vegetable oil over the rolled dough, spread the carrots all over.
11. Sprinkle little water and then unroll the second rolled sheet on top, grease it with oil and spread the bacon slices evenly.
12. Unroll the third rolled sheet on top, drizzle vegetable oil and spread the spinach mixture evenly.
13. Once done trim the edges and place it on the spinach.
14. Finally roll the entire dough sheet tightly.
15. Place it on a cookie sheet and brush egg wash on top, sprinkle sesame seeds.
16. Make slits on top of the dough and bake for 60 minutes or until golden brown.
17. Once done remove and allow it to cool for 15 minutes.

18. Serve the Uc Renkli Borek hot.

Things You Will Need
Mixing bowl
Cookie sheet
Rolling pin

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Turkish Tri-Color Pie
The video is in Turkish.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1006 Calories from Fat 760

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.8%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 45.2 mg15.1%

Sodium 531 mg22.1%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g11%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 10 g20.7%

Vitamin A 119.5% Vitamin C 6.9%

Calcium 11.9% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

shantihhh's picture
English recipe? Looks so yummy!
Turkish Uc Renkli Borek Recipe Video, Turkish Tri-Color Pie