Feta and mint pastry bites

Feta and mint pastry bites

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/feta-and-mint-pastry-bites

These crumbly puff pastry bites are delicious eaten warm or cold

  • Feeds 12Feeds 12
  • Ready in 57 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    14%
    1166kj 281kcal
  • Fat
    High 30%
    21g
  • Saturates
    High 30%
    6g
  • Sugar
    Low 30%
    0.9g
  • Salt
    Med 30%
    0.79g

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 17g

Ingredients

  • 125g Co-op ready to eat spinach
  • 4 tbsp Co-op reduced fat crème fraîche
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Small handful of mint, or 1/2 tsp dried mint
  • 1 Co-op British egg, lightly beaten
  • 200g Co-op feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp Co-op pine nuts, toasted
  • 500g ready rolled puff pastry

Method

  1. Place the spinach in a colander, pour over boiling water to wilt, then run under the cold tap to cool
  2. Squeeze out the excess water, roughly chop and set aside
  3. In a bowl, mix together the crème fraîche, garlic, lemon zest, mint, and half of the beaten egg
  4. Then fold through the feta, pine nuts and spinach
  5. On a lightly plain floured surface, roll out the ready rolled puff pastry to the thickness of a pound coin
  6. Using a bowl as a template, cut out 12 x 10.5cm circles. Then divide the filling between them
  7. Brush the edges with the leftover beaten egg, then fold over and seal. Chill in the fridge for 15 mins
  8. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/Gas 6
  9. Place the parcels on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and cook for 20-22 mins, or until golden, crisp and piping hot throughout

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