Quick recipe finder Asparagus and puff pastry cigars
A quick and easy veggie nibble for summer parties. Serve with glasses of fizz and elderflower cordial.
- 150g/5oz ready-made puff pastry
- flour, for dusting
- 25g/1oz cream cheese
- 10 asparagus spears
- 1 free-range egg, beaten
- 2 tbsp freshly grated parmesan (or a similar vegetarian hard cheese)
Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
Roll the puff pastry out on a floured surface into an 15cmx25cm/6inx10in rectangle and spread all over with the cream cheese.
Using a sharp knife, cut the pastry into 10 long, thin strips.
Wrap one pastry strip in a spiral around each asparagus spear and place onto a baking tray. Lightly brush each with beaten egg then scatter over the parmesan.
Bake the cigars in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the pastry has risen and is golden-brown.
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This recipe is from…
The Great British Bake Off
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