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The Hirshon Silk Road Herb Flatbreads – Gutap

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  • Filling:
  • 3 tbsp Dill freshly chopped fine
  • 3 tbsp Parsley freshly chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp Garlic minced
  • 9 tbsp Scallions chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp Black pepper freshly ground
  • 8 tbsp Butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Dough:
  • 1 1/2 c All purpose flour
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 4 tbsp Butter, softened
  • 2/3 c Lukewarm water
  • Sauce:
  • 1 tsp Cider vinegar
  • 1/4 c Sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Flour
  • 6 Tbsp. finely-minced onion
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper freshly-ground
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon or lime juice freshly-squeezed & strained


  1. DOUGH: Place the flour into a deep mixing bowl. Make a hollow in the center. Add the water into the hollow, salt, & 2 T of the butter. Stir slowly until all of the ingredients are well mixed and the water is totally absorbed. Beat vigorously with a large spoon until a firm, stiff dough is formed.
  2. Gather the dough into a ball. On a floured surface, roll the dough ball out into a 14 cm circle. Brush the dough with the remaining butter, Then spread 1 tablespoon of the herb filling on half of the circle while leaving a thin border. Fold the other half over and then crimp along the edge with a fork.
  3. Transfer the gutap to a tray covered with a kitchen towel and place another towel on top so that the gutap doesn’t stick to the tray or harden. Repeat with the remaining dough balls.
  4. FILLING: Combine the salt, pepper, scallions, garlic, parsley, & dill. Cut the butter into tiny bits and chill until the dough is ready. Place a teaspoon of the filling mix into the center of each square, add a piece of the butter to each.
  5. 4. Fill a large pot about 4 cm deep with oil and heat over medium heat to 375 degrees F. Prick the top of each gutap with a fork several times. Deep-fry the gutaps in batches of 2, flipping them once, until golden brown on both sides, and then take them out with a slotted spoon.
  6. SAUCE: Melt the butter, add the chopped onions, the salt, the pepper, & the vinegar. Cook for 4 minutes then add the remaining ingredients. Stir constantly until it thickens. Remove from the heat. Add the lemon juice and serve on the side with the gutap.
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  • Calories: 577.97 kcal
  • Sugar: 1.65 g
  • Sodium: 447.0 mg
  • Fat: 43.77 g
  • Saturated Fat: 27.31 g
  • Trans Fat: 1.63 g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.67 g
  • Fiber: 2.66 g
  • Protein: 6.51 g
  • Cholesterol: 114.33 mg