Gibanica is a Serbian pastry with cheese that people usually eat for breakfast or with a meal at lunch or dinner. It is very filling and a great alternative to bread. It can be eaten warm or cold and tastes great with yogurt. Feel free to mix in bell pepper or other vegetables into the filling.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
35 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C). Grease a baking dish with oil.

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  • Whisk eggs and sour cream together in a bowl. Season with salt. Mix in queso blanco, oil, and sparkling water. Stir in feta cheese. Mix in Parmesan cheese and ham until well combined.

  • Place 1 sheet of phyllo dough into the prepared baking dish and brush lightly with oil. Add the next phyllo dough sheet and brush with oil. Continue until you have used about 1/3 the phyllo sheets. Spread 1/2 the filling on top of the phyllo dough and smooth using the back of a spoon. Add the next 1/3 of phyllo dough sheets, brushing each sheet with oil. Spread remaining filling on top. Finish with the remaining 1/3 of phyllo dough. tucking edges into the sides of the baking dish.

  • Beat together 1 egg, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon oil, and sour cream and gently pour mixture over the top of the pastry in the baking dish. Spread evenly.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 35 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit 5 to 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

422 calories; protein 15.1g; carbohydrates 25.7g; fat 28.6g; cholesterol 105.3mg; sodium 1009.9mg. Full Nutrition
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