Tue. May 28th, 2024

Spinach & Mushroom Boreg

Spinach & Mushroom Boreg

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 30 minutesCook time: 30 minutesRest time: 10 minutesTotal time:1 hour 50 minutesServings:24 pieces servingsCalories: kcal Best Season:Available


Boreg (also spelled beorek, borag or börek) is a popular staple in many Armenian and Middle Eastern households. Every Armenian family has its own recipe for these savory pastries that is often passed down for generations. “This egg-free, dairy-free Vegan Spinach & Mushroom Boreg with puff pastry, is as pleasing as the traditional “Spinach Boreg” version we all grew up with, but with a healthy twist.
Try it, promise you won’t regret it!



  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line with parchment paper.
  2. Preparing the filling: Chop onions and mushrooms in small pieces, put in a large frying pan, and sauté for several minutes until onions are softened. Add 2 tablespoons of vegetable (or olive) oil, stir, and toss for a few minutes until onions and mushrooms are fully cooked.
  3. Next, add the chopped spinach and sauté for several minutes until spinach is limp, add all spices, and stir frequently.
  4. Cut the square puff pastry in half, add spoonful of the filling on one side, and fold the dough over, fork all three sides and place on baking sheet.
  5. Brush olive oil over each individual boreg.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, switching halfway between higher and lower racks. until the boreg’s are golden color.
  7. Serve as an appetizer or as a main dish.