Tofu Börek with Greek Salad

Tofu Börek with Greek Salad

Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins
Serves 6

A taste of the Mediterranean in a crispy, golden filo pastry crammed full of spinach, pine nuts and tofu with a creamy feta flavour and a hint of dill.

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Ingredients

200g Cauldron Organic Tofu, drained and pressed for 20 minutes, cut into 1cm cubes
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, sliced
150g vegetarian Feta cheese
400g spinach, blanched and drained very well, blot with kitchen roll to remove any moisture
100g breadcrumbs
Pinch of nutmeg
2 tbsp parsley, chopped
1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
Salt and black pepper to taste
1 Pack filo pastry
Melted butter
Black sesame seeds

For the Greek Salad:
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
4 leave’s romaine lettuce, finely shredded
5 cm piece of cucumber, de-seeded & finely diced
1 large tomato, de-seeded & finely diced
1 tbsp parsley, chopped
1 tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped
2 tbsp Kalamata olives
½ green pepper, finely diced
1 tsp sumac
Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan and gently fry the onions until softened, allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  3. Blitz half of the tofu in a food processor with half of the spinach and the breadcrumbs.
  4. In a large bowl mix the Feta, herbs, salt and pepper, cooked onions then carefully stir in the tofu ix and the remaining spinach.
  5. Place a sheet of filo pastry flat on a clean work surface and spoon a 2cm wide line of filling along the edge of the sheet. Carefully roll the sheet to form a tube and then roll the tube to form a spiral. Brush with melted butter or spray with Low Cal Fry Lite. Place on a greased baking tray. Repeat until all of the filling has been used.
  6. Bake in the centre of the oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.