How to Make Vegetable-Filled Dough at Home

How to Make Vegetable-Filled Dough at Home

Making vegetable-filled dough at home is a fantastic and versatile way to enjoy a delicious and nutritious meal. This vegetable-filled dough recipe is one of the nicest things I've ever made. It’s perfect for any meal because it’s packed with fresh vegetables and has a light, crispy crust. Let’s dive into the details.

General Preparation Time

  • Total Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes


For the Dough:

  • 100 ml warm milk
  • 150 ml warm water
  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon (20 grams) granulated sugar
  • 10 grams dry yeast
  • 4 cups (480 grams) flour
  • 1 teaspoon (8 grams) salt

For the Filling:

  • 1 diced red pepper
  • ½ diced yellow pepper
  • 1 diced tomato
  • 1 diced green tomato
  • 6 diced green peppers
  • 4 thinly sliced green onions


Golden brown vegetable-filled dough slices on a plate, served with fresh green salad and a side of dipping sauce


Step 1: Prepare the Dough

  1. In a large bowl, mix warm milk and water.
  2. Add the sugar, dry yeast, and vegetable oil.
  3. Gradually add 4 cups of flour and salt while mixing.
  4. Knead the dough until it becomes soft and smooth.
  5. Cover the dough and let it rest for 45 minutes.

Step 2: Prepare the Vegetables

  1. In a separate large bowl, place all the diced vegetables.

Step 3: Roll the Dough

  1. After the dough has rested for 45 minutes, place it on a floured surface.
  2. Use a rolling pin to roll out the dough.
  3. Spread the prepared vegetables over the rolled-out dough.
  4. Fold the dough over the filling, sealing the edges.

Step 4: Cook

  1. Heat a skillet over medium-low heat and add some oil.
  2. Place the filled dough in the skillet and cook until it is golden brown on both sides.

Step 5: Serve

  1. Cut the cooked dough into slices and serve warm.
  2. Enjoy the delicious flavors of homemade vegetable-filled dough.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve with a fresh green salad or yogurt.
  • Add a bowl of soup to make it a complete meal.
  • Use a dipping sauce like marinara or tzatziki.

Cooking Tips

  • Ensure the dough is well-kneaded to achieve a soft and elastic texture.
  • Make sure the skillet is well-heated before adding the dough to ensure even cooking.
  • Customize the filling with your favorite vegetables.

Nutritional Benefits

  • Packed with essential vitamins and minerals from fresh vegetables.
  • Provides a good source of carbohydrates for energy.
  • Diverse vegetables ensure a wide range of nutrients.

Dietary Notes

  • Vegan Option: Omit the egg wash and use plant-based milk instead.
  • Gluten-Free Option: Use a blend of gluten-free flours.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Customizable: Use your favorite vegetables.
  • Versatile: Perfect for any meal—breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
  • Delicious: Enjoy the combination of a crunchy crust and flavorful filling.

Final Thoughts

Try this vegetable-filled dough recipe and let me know what you think. It’s so good, I make it almost every day, and my partner loves it too. If you enjoy this recipe, please leave a heart (💖) emoji in the comments. Don't forget to share, subscribe, and support this blog. Thank you for cooking with joy!

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