Preparation: 40 mins
Baking: 20 mins
For 4 servings



    • 300 g flour
    • 150 ml water
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tsp cider vinegar
    • Pinch of salt


    • 300 g chard
    • 1 onion
    • 1 bunch of parsley
    • 3 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp pepper


    • Knead flour, water, olive oil, cider vinegar and salt to a smooth dough. Then let it rest covered for half an hour.
    • Preheat oven to 190°C.
    • Cut chard and onion into fine strips. Chop parsley.
    • For the filling mix chard, onion and parsley together with olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl.
    • Halve the dough. Roll out the first half very thinly to a diameter of about 30 cm and place it on a baking tray.
    • Spread the filling evenly on the dough. Leave about 2 cm free at the edge.
    • Roll out the second part of the dough to the same size. Then lay on top of the other one, press the rim all around and roll up.
    • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes until golden brown.
    • Then brush the dough with some olive oil.

About this recipe

Soparnik is a hearty chard cake and a speciality in Croatia. It requires only a few ingredients and is an alternative to Italian pizza.

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