Beef Mince Galette topped with tomatoes, basil, spinach and feta

Beef Mince Galette topped with tomatoes, basil, spinach and feta

I have always wanted to try galettes. Even though I wanted to try out a dessert version first, when I came across this pizza-like recipe I just had to try it out. And I am glad I did.

Sanaa A'esha


  1. 1 1/4 Cups All purpose flour
  2. 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  3. 1/2 Cup butter , chilled
  4. 1/4 Cup sour cream
  5. 2 Teaspoons lemon juice fresh
  6. 1/4 Cup water , cold
  7. 1/2 Cup spinach Blanched
  8. 1/2 Cup Beef Mince
  9. 1/4 Cup Feta cheese
  10. handful Basil of A leaves
  11. 3 Tomatoes
  12. 1/2 Tablespoon Garlic , chopped
  13. 3 chillies Red
  14. 1/4 Cup Black Olives
  15. 1/6 Cup Olive Oil
  16. Egg wash


40 mins
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    Mix together the flour and salt in a bowl. Sprinkle cubes of butter over dough and mix it with the flour using your figer tips. It will have a crumbly texture.

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    In a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt, lemon juice and water and add this into the flour mixture.

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    Mix in the liquid using your fingertips or electric mixer with the dough hooks on, and form a ball. Do not overwork the dough.

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    Cover with cling film and refrigerate for atleast an hour.

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    For the filling, blanch the spinach. Keep aside.

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    Heat oil, saute garlic and chillies and add mince. Cook for under 5 minutes or until the beef is cooked through.

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    Take out the dough from the fridge and roll it out into a 12 inch round. Tranfer onto the baking tray lined with parchament paper.

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    Spread the beef mince, add feta cheese, spinach and olives on top.

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    Spread the blanched spinach over it, place the cherry tomato halves on the outer sides making a circle and fold the border over the filling. For a finer finish, pleat the edges.

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    Drizzle olive oil on top, glaze the border with the beaten egg and bake in the preheated oven (190C) for about 30-40 minutes or until golden brown.

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    Take out from the oven and transfer onto the serving plate.

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    Nom nom nom.

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