Cheese Borek Recipe

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Cheese Borek Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 26, 2023


  • 1 package of phyllo dough
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 2 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine feta cheese, ricotta cheese, egg, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Stir until evenly blended.
  3. Unroll phyllo dough. Place 1 sheet of dough on a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush lightly with melted butter.
  4. Repeat with remaining sheets of dough, brushing each with melted butter. Spread cheese mixture evenly over the top sheet of dough.
  5. Fold up the edges of the dough to form a crust. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

Interesting Facts

  • Cheese borek is a popular dish in Turkey and other parts of the Middle East.
  • This recipe can be made with any type of cheese, including goat, feta, and even mozzarella.
  • There are many variations of this dish, including ones with spinach, mushrooms, and other vegetables.