Delight in Every Bite: The Ultimate Guide to Crafting Addictive Spinach Pastries!

Indulge in a culinary adventure with our easy-to-make, unleavened spinach pastry recipe that promises not only a burst of flavors but also a quick and irresistible treat! This guide will take you step by step through the process of creating a spinach pastry masterpiece that will leave you craving more.


For the Dough:

  • 2 onions
  • A pinch of green onion leaves
  • 500g spinach
  • A pinch of parsley
  • 1 glass of kefir (200ml)
  • 1 tea glass of water (90ml)
  • 1 tsp salt (8g)
  • 1 egg white for the dough
  • 3.5 cups of wheat flour (420g)
  • 1 tsp butter (15g)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil (12ml)
  • Sesame and black cumin seeds for topping

For the Filling:

  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes (5g)
  • 1 tsp salt (4g)
  • 1 tsp each of black pepper, cumin, and mint
  • Optional: hot or sweet pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp kefir and vegetable oil mixed with 1 egg yolk for brushing


  1. Preheat Your Oven to 180°C: Get ready for the baking magic!
  2. Blend the Greens: In a food processor, finely chop onions, green onion leaves, spinach, and parsley until they form a vibrant green mixture.
  3. Prepare the Dough: In a bowl, combine kefir, water, salt, egg white, flour, and butter to create a smooth dough.
  1. Shape the Pastry: Divide the dough into 9 equal portions and shape them into balls. Roll out each ball into a thin circle.
  2. Create the Filling: In a separate bowl, mix red pepper flakes, salt, black pepper, cumin, mint, and optional hot or sweet pepper to form the filling mixture.

  1. Spread the Filling: Evenly spread the filling mixture over each rolled-out dough circle.
  1. Fold and Seal: Fold the edges of each circle to create a pastry shape, ensuring the delicious filling is securely tucked inside.
  2. Brush with Egg Mixture: Mix kefir and vegetable oil with the egg yolk. Brush this mixture over the pastries for a golden finish.
  1. Top with Seeds: Sprinkle sesame and black cumin seeds generously on top of each pastry.
  2. Bake to Perfection: Place the pastries in a preheated 180°C oven for 25-30 minutes or until they achieve a delightful golden brown hue.
  1. Savor the Delight: Once baked to perfection, indulge in the addictive spinach pastry that awaits. The aroma and flavors are simply irresistible!
  2. Share Your Experience: Call to Action: Give in to the temptation and try this delightful pastry! Share your experience with friends and family, and let the irresistible taste speak for itself.


1. Flavor Explosion:

Enhance the filling with extra hot or sweet pepper for a flavor-packed punch.

2. Cheesy Twist:

Sprinkle your favorite cheese on top before baking for a gooey, cheesy delight.

3. Mediterranean Vibes:

Add olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and feta cheese to the filling for a Mediterranean flair.


  • Experiment with Greens: Try different greens like kale or Swiss chard for a unique twist.
  • Perfect the Folding Technique: Master the art of folding to ensure your pastries hold the filling securely.
  • Play with Seasonings: Adjust the spices in the filling to suit your taste preferences.


Q1: Can I use frozen spinach? A1: Yes, you can use frozen spinach, but make sure to thaw and drain any excess water before using.

Q2: Can I prepare the dough in advance? A2: Absolutely! Prepare the dough and refrigerate it until you’re ready to roll and bake.

Q3: Can I freeze the unbaked pastries? A3: Yes, you can freeze them before baking. Just thaw and bake when you’re ready to enjoy.


Embark on a culinary journey with our addictive spinach pastry recipe that combines simplicity, healthiness, and unbeatable flavors. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, this recipe is your ticket to a delightful treat that’s quick, easy, and utterly irresistible. Share the joy of these pastries and let the spinach-filled goodness speak for itself!

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