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Puff Pastry Slices

Submitted by Gabriel Kirk
This recipe is in categories Main courses, Snacks, Starters
About this recipe
Healthiness : (16 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Comments: A simple dish to make, but care needs taking with the cooking.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 12 minutes
Number of servings: 4
Serving suggestions: Served as a starter on its own or with side dishes as a main.


A tasty variation on the French "Croque Monsieur".
Ingredients
  • 250g ready made puff pastry
  • 50g grated cheese or mozzarella
  • 3 slices smoked ham, parma ham or bacon
Equipment
  • Baking tray
  • Parchment paper
  • Sharp knife
  • Rolling pin
  • Cheese grater (optional)
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Roll out the puff pastry finely and precisely to approx 2 mm on a floured surface
  2. Cut the pastry into 4 equal rectangles using a sharp knife
  3. Fully cover the baking tray with parchment paper
  4. Place each square of pastry onto the parchment paper leaving a good gap in between
  5. Using the sharp knife score lightly and evenly a border approximately 1 cm in from the edge of the pastry
  6. Grate your cheese finely or slice neatly and layer onto the inner section of the pastry
  7. Place your ham onto the cheese by layering and folding
  8. Place baking tray in pre heated oven for 12 minutes.
  9. Can be eaten hot from the oven or served cold
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