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Pesto Puffs

Submitted by Emily Banks
This recipe is in categories Baking, Party food, Snacks, Starters
About this recipe
Healthiness : (2 votes)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty
Comments: This is an easy recipe to follow and quite fun to do. Care needs to be taken with the baking of course.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 12 minutes
Number of servings: 12
Serving suggestions: Great served as nibbles with drinks or a delicious snack on its own.

This is a simple recipe with a lot of flavour. You could make the filling in advance and keep it in the fridge to spread just before your friends arrive.
  • 450g ready made puff pastry
  • 1tbs Schwartz basil
  • 1tbs Schwartz perfect shake garlic Italian herb and spice blend
  • 2tbs tomato puree
  • 25g parmesan cheese,grated
  • 1tbs olive oil
  • Bowl 
  • Baking sheet 
  • Tablespoon
  • Kitchen scales
  • Knife
Making and cooking it
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  1. Pre-heat the oven to 220 C OR 425 F, gas mark 7
  2. Roll the pastry on a lightly floured surface to a 25x20.5 cm rectangle
  3. In a bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients adding tbs of water to soften the paste
  4. Spread the paste over the pastry
  5. Roll the pastry lengthways to make a long sausage shape
  6. Cut the pastry into 12 and place onto a baking sheet, keep them spaced apart
  7. Bake for 12 minutes and serve warm
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Name: Maple Berry 3rd December 2014
this is very lovely and epic. I love this food so much.
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