Spinach brik parcels


Spinach brik parcels
Crispy brik parcels, filled with a mixture of spinach, feta and chopped shallot.
80,9644.9/5 for 24 ratings
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Last modified on: May 5th 2013

To serve 8 parcels, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 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.
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Keeping:

A few minutes, once cooked.

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.
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #2
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.
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #3
Put the spinach into a bowl with the shallot, feta, 1 egg, salt, pepper...

Stage 4
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #4
...and mix thoroughly.

Stage 5
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #5
Roll up the parcels:

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

Stage 6
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #6
Roll the sheet up over the filling, folding in the sides...

Stage 7
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #7
...and finish by rolling over again to form a fat "sausage".

Stage 8 - 20 min.
Spinach brik parcels : Photo of step #8
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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,655 Kcal or 6,929 Kj41 gr60 gr147 gr
83 %16 %6 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
271 Kcal or 1,135 Kj7 gr10 gr24 gr
14 %3 %1 %4 %
Per parcels
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
207 Kcal or 867 Kj5 gr7 gr18 gr
10 %2 %1 %3 %
% 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.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Spinach and cashew brik rolls, Feta and spinach brik pie, Spinach Mornay, Parcels of fish fillet in spinach, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable rosette tart, Moussaka, Souda salad, Mediterranean toast, Cretan Bread, ... All
Sheet of brick pastrySheet of brick pastry: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Warm apple feuillantines, Chicken and mushroom brik rolls, Spinach and cashew brik rolls, Crispy prawn rolls, Crispy spinach rolls, ... All
OilOil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Croque-monsieur complet, Fish in a seed crust, Oven omelette, Crispy potato galette with leeks, Larded pork tenderloin, ... All

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