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Turkish Pide with Spinach and Feta

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Turkish Pide with Spinach and Feta

A lovely meal all by itself.

A versatile comfort food

A versatile comfort food

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Ingredients for dough

2 cups AP flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tbsp yeast
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
3 tbsp olive oil
1 cup warm water

Directions for making dough

In a large bowl, stir together everything and knead  for 10 mins until smooth and elastic.

Put the dough in a lightly oiled, large bowl. Cover with oiled cling film and leave in a warm place for about 2 hrs or until doubled in size.

Filling

2 bunch spinach, roughly chopped
5 cloves Garlic, minced
2 onions, chopped fine
1 tomato, chopped fine
1 small bell pepper, chopped
1 tbsp parsley and mint, chopped
Olive oil, salt and pepper, chilli powder to taste
1 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
Lemon juice

Garnish

Cherry tomatoes, feta, bell peppers and olives for garnishing

Directions for making Pide

 

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Preheat the oven at 180 degrees C.

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Divide the dough into 4 balls and let rest for another 15 minutes.

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Roll each dough ball on a lightly floured surface.
You can shape the dough into round or boat/canoe shape.

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Brush sides with olive oil.
Place the filling in the center.

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Crimp the edges, with a narrow visible opening in the centre, and pinch the ends slightly.

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Dot the open surface with some garnishing.

Bake for about 20 minutes.

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Slice with pizza cutter and serve with lemon wedges and rocket salad.

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Makes 4 to 6
Note: You can break 1 egg and bake further 5 minutes.
You can add pine nuts, lemon zest, and resins to the filling.
These can also be made with the ready-made pizza dough.

 

 Please watch this fantastic video tutorial by Chef Arda 

 

 

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About spicerack

Full time granny, arts enthusiast, compulsive baker and a freelance writer! Practically a nomad, living out of my suitcase literally! Based in Kuwait, New Delhi, and San Diego!

One response »

  1. Looks delicious…especially the egg!

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