A turkish take on the calzone. It makes and excellent afternoon snack or light meal.


  • 2 cups Plain flour

  • .5 sachet Dried Yeast

  • Olive Oil

  • Silverbeet

  • 200g Minced Steak (leave out for vegetarian version)

  • 1 tlbs Taco Seasoning mix (leave out for vegetarian version)

  • 100g Fetta

  • Dried Chilli Flakes

  • .5 Lemon


  • 1.

    In a medium bowl combine floor and yeast with a pinch of salt. Add tepid water a small amount at a time mixing until a soft dough has been produced.

  • 2.

    Remove from bowl and kneed on a floured surface until dough is smooth and elastic.

  • 3.

    Wash and dry bowl, put 1tbls of oil in the bottom to stop dough sticking, return the dough to the bowl, cover bowl with cling film and leave in a warm place for 1 hour or until dough has doubled in size.

  • 4.

    Whilst dough is rising, chop enough silver beet leaves for 1-2 cups. Wilt in a non stick pan with a small amount of water (1-2 mins). Remove from pan and cool.

  • 5.

    Brown minced steak in non-stck pan with a small amount of olive oil. Add 1 tbls of Taco seasoning mix. Fry briefly, then add .25 cup of water. Cook until the meat is fairly dry again. Remove from pan and cool.

  • 6.

    When dough has risen, kneed briefly again and roll out until thin and round. Place enough of the wilted silverbeet to create a single layer over half the dough. Sprinkle with cooked mince meat and crumble fetta over the meat and silver beet. Sprinke with dried chilli flakes to taste.

  • 7.

    Fold the dough over and seal edge by pressing together.

  • 8.

    Heat non stick pan, add 1 tbls of Olive Oil. Place gozleme in pan and cook until brown on one side and turn over.

  • 9.

    Cut into wedges using a knife or pizza cutter. Place on a plate and squeeze lemon over the top.

  • 10.

    Serve - best eaten with you fingers.


I know I should probably mix my seasoning myself but I find the taco seaoning mix works quite fine and, as this is a casual dish is, is quite satisfactory.

For vegetarian version simply leave out the meat.

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