Soparnik

Preparation: 70 mins
Baking: 20 mins
For 4 servings

Ingredients

Dough

  • 300g flour
  • 150 ml water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • Pinch of salt

Filling

  • 300 g chard
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Knead flour, water, olive oil, cider vinegar and salt to a smooth dough. Then let it rest covered for half an hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 190°C.
  3. Cut chard and onion into fine strips. Chop parsley.
  4. For the filling mix chard, onion and parsley together with olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  5. Halve the dough. Roll out the first half very thinly to a diameter of about 30 cm and place it on a baking tray.
  6. Spread the filling evenly on the dough. Leave about 2 cm free at the edge.
  7. Roll out the second part of the dough to the same size. Then lay on top of the other one, press the rim all around and roll up.
  8. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Then brush the dough with some olive oil.

About this recipe

Soparnik is a hearty chard cake and a speciality in Croatia. It requires only a few ingredients and is an alternative to Italian pizza.