Spinach brik parcels


Spinach brik parcels
Crispy brik parcels, filled with a mixture of spinach, feta and chopped shallot.
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Last modified on: May 5th 2013

For 8 parcels, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 4 parcels 8 parcels 16 parcels 24 parcels

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
35 min.8 min.43 min.
Keeping: A few minutes, once cooked.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #1
Cut 200 g cooked spinach.

Cut 150 g feta into small pieces.

Prepare and chop 1 shallot finely.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small frying pan. Add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes without colouring.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Put the spinach into a bowl with the shallot, feta, 1 egg, salt, pepper...

Stage 4
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...and mix thoroughly.

Stage 5
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Roll up the parcels:

Place a spoonful of mixture near the bottom edge of a brik sheet.

Stage 6
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Roll the sheet up over the filling, folding in the sides...

Stage 7
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...and finish by rolling over again to form a fat "sausage".

Stage 8 - 20 min.
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Press lightly on the parcel to spread the mixture evenly inside.

Make all the parcels like this.

Stage 9 - 6 min.
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #9
To cook the parcels, heat 6 tablespoons oil in a large frying pan on high heat.

When very hot, add the parcels and fry until browned all over.

Serve without delay.

Remarks

You can also deep fry these parcels. This is very quick but, unfortunately, raises the fat content.



If you can't find brik pastry, you can use filo instead.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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