Recipe Info


Serves: 12


Calories: 79
Carbs: 9g
Fat: 3g
Protein: 2g

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Cooking Times

30 min
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30 min
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60 min
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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed potatoes with the cheese, onion, gherkin, parsley,
  2. butter, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Place a sheet of the pastry roll on a prepared surface and and add 2 teaspoons of the filling to the side of the sheet.
  4. Create a smooth paste by mixing the flour and water together.
  5. Pull one corner of the sheet over the filling and press down.
  6. Pull the other corner over this end and coat it with the flour paste.
  7. Apply pressure to seal it and put it aside. Repeat the process until the remaining filling has been used up.
  8. Heat enough oil in a frying pan over medium heat for shallow frying, about 1½ inch (2.5 cm) deep.
  9. Cook the prepared borek rolls in the oil on both sides until golden brown.
  10. Serve at once while warm. Enjoy!

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Very tasty and easy-to-make borek recipe. 5.00

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