Pljeskavica (Balkan Burger)wingsdump
Pljeskavica, a grilled dish of spiced meat patty mixture of pork and beef, is a national dish of Serbia, also popular in Hungary, Bosnia Herzegovina and Croatia.
- 450 grams Ground beef
- 450 grams Ground pork
- 2 teaspoons Salt
- 1 teaspoon Sweet Paprika
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper
- 1/2 cup Sprankling water
- 2 tablespoons Olive oil
- 2 Onions ; finely chopped
- 4 Pita bread
- 1 Onion ; sliced
- In a bowl, mix ground beef and pork, salt, sweet paprika, black pepper and sparkling water. Combine with your hands. Brush olive oil on the surface of the meat mixture. It will help us to retain moisture. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least few hours or overnight.
- Add onions to the meat mixture and mix well. Divide to 4 balls and use your hands to pound it to a thin patty. The size should be about 6-7 inches (15-17cm) in diameter.
- Grill or fry your patties for about 3-4 minutes per side or more, if desired. Take pita pockets and assemble your burgers by spreading ajvar and kajmak and adding onions and pickles as desired. Enjoy!