I made these rolls during the weekend. They are very simple and easy to make and the taste is simply awesome…if I may say so. These rolls form a very easy snack or appetiser . The crunch of the puff pastry and the slightly soft centre with the melted cheese mixed with the spinach, gives a nice feel to the mouth- great to be devoured fresh from the oven.
Of course, the rolls are all gone, but the pictures were there as a reminder of these delightful snacks, and I’m sending the recipe over to grace Indira’s blog at Mahanandi as my contribution for JFI-WBB : Green Leafy Vegetables.Well,after all, hasn’t it got a green leafy vegetable in it…as a matter of fact, it happens to be my favourite one!!!
Speaking of greens, there is quite a lot of green around…what with the barren branches of yesterday, now full of luscious green leaves…quite a soothing and uplifting sight…new life always is, isn’t it… always adds a sense of renewed vigour…
Before I sidetrack, here’s what’s needed for the recipe-
250 gms of frozen puff pastry, thawed and rolled on a floured surface into a rectangle, 7 inches by 14 inches
3 cups of fresh spinach leaves
1C of grated cheddar cheese
1egg beaten with 1 tblsp of water
Brush the rolled pastry sheet with a little of the egg mixture.
Spread the spinach leaves on the pastry sheet to form a thin layer, leaving a margin of about a centimetre on all sides.
Top with the grated cheese.
From the longer end of the pastry sheet, start to form a roll, tucking the filling inside while doing so.
Place the roll seam side down and cut into 1 inch rolls.
Place the rolls on a greased baking dish with the open side facing upwards.
Brush the rolls with the egg mixture and bake in a pre- heated oven at 180 deg cel till golden brown and crisp.