If you love to eat Turkish cuisine, you may have found out their love for eggs. The Turkish use eggs as a condiment to many of their dishes just like their famous baked Turkish egg that has caught the attention of food lovers all over the world. Read
Ingredients for baked Turkish egg
Ingredients for baked Turkish egg include around four eggs, two tablespoons of olive oil as well as butter, a bunch of spinach, 150 grams of Greek yogurt, half a tablespoon of paprika, one-fourth tablespoon of red pepper flakes, sage leaves and some peeled and crushed garlic cloves.
Recipe for Baked Turkish Egg
Initially, you have to preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Now get a frying pan and pour in some oil, the spinach (with no stems) and some salt. Cook the spinach until the water in it has evaporated.
After that, place the spinach into an oven safe dish and form circles. The center of the spinach circle is where you will place the eggs. Break them and pour them into the center while trying to keep the yolk intact. You can then bake it in the oven for around 10 to 15 minutes or until the eggs are cooked.
To add more flavors into your baked Turkish egg, you can use the yogurt mixed with some garlic and salt and pour it over into the egg. Then, you can melt some butter, add in some paprika, red pepper and sage leaves, then pour the mixture onto the baked Turkish egg when you are done.
The baked Turkish egg recipe is best for those who are vegetarians. However, if it is fine with you to include some meat into your diet, you can also try another variation of the baked Turkish egg.
Baked Turkish Egg Recipe for Non-Vegetarians
For the baked Turkish egg for non-vegetarians, the same ingredients are needed, along with some meat such as some spicy lamb mince. To make this dish, you have to cook the lamb mince. . For this add heating oil into your frying pan and cook the onions and the minced meat at medium heat. Add some spices, chili paste, garlic, salt and pepper to taste. Once done, you can place the meat into an oven safe dish and follow the same instructions that have been mentioned earlier. The dish is ready to be served.