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Authentic Recipe of Uzicka Komplet Lepinja. Crunchy Traditional Serbian Mountain Bread Sandwich from Uzice.

Bring winter vacation that you would have in Serbia to your home and enjoy this delicious meal. Uzicka Komplet Lepinja will leave you speechless.

Things to know about Uzicka Komplet Lepinja Recipe

Uzicka komplet lepinja is a traditional specialty from West Serbia and its most popular mountain Zlatibor. Komplet lepinja is a dish made out of flatbread or pita bread that is cut horizontally, add a slight dent in the middle so it looks like a bowl with a top lid.

Inside are traditional products from Uzice like kaymak (Milk produce) and pretop or moča (similar to gravy). It is baked with an egg and you can put any kind of smoked meat on top.

This dish is served in the morning, and because it is quite heavy on the stomach, it is served with a cold milk beverage, like yogurt. It is eaten from the top: first, you eat the lid while dipping it in the egg and cheese, then eat the rest. Also, traditionally, it is eaten with hands.

Crunchy Traditional Serbian Mountain Bread Sandwich from Uzice. Authentic Recipe of Uzicka Komplet Lepinja.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Ужичка комплет лепиња
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


Servings 1 Portion
Calories / Serving 61 kcal


  • 1 pc Serbian Flatbread – Lepinja or Pita bread
  • 1 pc Egg
  • 1 tbsp Cream Cheese Serbian Kaymak (Preferably)
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper Powder To taste
  • 1 tbsp Gravy
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  • In a bowl mix egg with cream cheese and salt and pepper (Be careful with the salt if you are using salted cream cheese).
  • Cut the bread all the way, horizontally. Using a spoon, make a dent in the middle.
  • Pour your egg and cheese mixture into the bread and close it with the part of the bread you cut off.
  • Bake it at 220°C/128°F for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • When you take it out of the oven, remove the lid and pour the gravy on top then return the lid.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Seasonal Cooking Winter Recipes


Calories: 61kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 120mgPotassium: 22mgFiber: 0.02gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 200IUCalcium: 15mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword Traditional Serbian Mountain Bread Sandwich, Užička Komplet Lepinja Recipe, Ужичка комплет лепиња
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Cooking tip for making Uzicka Komplet Lepinja

You will get a unique taste if you use the original products, but the substitutes will also make the dish tasty.

What to serve with Uzicka Komplet Lepinja?

Serve with yogurt and smoked meat.

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