Doctor’s ‘cheat’s recipe’ for homemade gozleme that is perfect for school lunch boxes

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Doctor’s ‘cheat’s recipe’ for homemade gozleme that’s perfect for school lunch boxes — and you only need five ingredients

  • Australian GP Dr Preeya Alexander shared her easy gozleme recipe online
  • The lunch meal requires wilted spinach, cheese, wraps, lemon juice and olive oil
  • dr. Alexander said her two children love the tasty meal and eat it regularly
  • Gozleme is a traditional Turkish filled flatbread filled with spinach and feta

An Australian doctor and mother of two has shared her ultimate ‘cheat’s recipe’ for delicious homemade gozleme.

Melbourne GP Dr Preeya Alexander made the simple, tasty meal for her kids with five ingredients: wilted spinach, cheddar cheese, wraps, lemon juice and olive oil.

“Both of my kids smash this – it’s often in my daughter’s lunch box for school and my toddler eats it on the go,” she wrote, demonstrating the method on an Instagram video.

Gozleme is a traditional savory Turkish flatbread that is often filled with spinach and feta, but can also be made with meat, cheese and tomato.

As Victoria is currently in another strict Covid-19 lockdown, Dr. Alexander that the meal is the “perfect easy, quick meal” to cheer you up.

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Melbourne GP Dr Preeya Alexander (pictured) shared her quick and easy recipe for homemade gozleme

dr.  Alexander filled the flatbread with wilted spinach and cheddar cheese

She then grilled the open wrap for ten minutes, keeping an eye on the cheese to make sure it didn't burn.

dr. Alexander filled the flatbread with wilted spinach, cheddar cheese and a good dash of lemon juice

The dish was then removed from the grill and a good splash of fresh lemon juice was sprayed over the cheese and spinach

The wrap was then folded and packed in the lunch box

The dish was then removed from the grill and a generous splash of fresh lemon juice was sprayed over the cheese and spinach before folding the wrap in half

The end result looked delicious and would make a great lunch idea for kids and adults alike

The end result looked delicious and would make a great lunch idea for kids and adults alike

To make the healthy lunch meal, she first shrunk the spinach in a pan on the stove with some olive oil.

“I’ve used home-grown silver beet (withered) here because I’m a little legend,” she joked, adding, “But baby spinach or frozen spinach ($2 at the grocery store) works well, too.”

When the spinach was done, she put a small amount on one side of a wrap and added a few slices of cheddar cheese.

She then grilled the opened wrap for ten minutes, watching to make sure the cheese didn’t burn.

The dish was then removed from the grill and a generous splash of fresh lemon juice was sprayed over the cheese and spinach before folding the wrap in half.

The recipe idea has been praised by other online parents who have used Dr.  Alexander thanked for sharing her recommendation

The recipe idea has been praised by other online parents who have used Dr. Alexander thanked for sharing her recommendation

How to make Dr Alexander’s gozleme:

Ingredients:

  • Baby spinach or frozen spinach
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Shawls
  • Lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Pepper to taste

Method:

1. Cook spinach in a pan on the stove, stir until the spinach looks wet er

2. Put some spinach on half a wrap and sprinkle with cheese and season with pepper

3. Grill for about 10 minutes to melt the cheese – do not burn, keep checking regularly regelmatig

4. Take it out, squeeze the lemon and then fold it

5. Chop and eat

Source: Dr Preeya Alexander

The end result looked perfectly appetizing and would make a great lunch idea for kids and adults alike.

The recipe idea has been praised by other online parents who have used Dr. Alexander thanked for sharing her recommendation.

‘Fun! I do the same, but in corn tortillas and with scrambled eggs,” one mother wrote.

‘Looks divine! Thanks for sharing,” said another, a third added: “We love this kind of thing in our house!! We make them in our sandwich press.’

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