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Burek so Gotovi Kori (Lazy Burek)


  • 1 packet (375g) of Fillo Pastry
  • 300g minced meat (or spinach, onion and Feta)
  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 leak (optional)
  • 100g Butter
  • 300ml water
  • Onion powder, salt and pepper


1. Thaw sheets of Fillo Pastry 

2. Preheat oven to 250 degrees Celsius

3. Place butter and water in small bowl and melt in microwave

4. Place baking paper in large round baking pan 

5. Fry onion, leak (optional) and minced meat (I used pork and beef mix) until cooked. Season with onion powder, salt and pepper

6. Layer one sheet of pastry on the bottom of the pan, starting in the middle, so there is an overhang on one side. Repeat with other side

7. Sprinkle with melted butter then layer one scrunched sheet of pastry on top

8. Sprinkle with melted butter then layer with filling mixture

9. Repeat steps 6 to 8 until half of your pan has been used

10. Continue layering the rest of the pan, but use the pastry overhang instead of new sheets of pastry. Do not sprinkle top layer of pastry with melted butter

11. Place in oven for approximately 5 minutes at 250 degrees Celsius

12. Reduce heat to 200 degrees Celsius and bake for another 30 minutes

13. Take out of oven and flip Burek. Bake upside down for another 10 minutes

14. Serve with a glass of cold Buttermilk


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