A delightfully, indulgent, calorie-laden dish to impress you dinner party guests
Ingredients to serve 6:
- 2 sheets ready-rolled puff pastry
- 12 slices lean loin of pork
- 12 fine slices Serrano ham
- 1 rolled goats cheese
- 1-2 large tomatoes
- duck liver pâté
- 3 medium eggs for egg wash
- Pre-heat the oven to 200°C
- Prep time 20 mins + cooking time 20 mins
- Unroll the pasty and cut equally into 3 with a knife or pastry wheel
- mark the centre of the strips light with you knife or wheel
- lay a slice of Serrano ham on each strip on the half nearest you – make sure you have enough pastry to fold over at the end
- top the ham with a slice of pork
- cut 1 cm slices from the goats cheese roll and lay 2 on each piece of pork
- place a second slice of pork on top of the cheese
- spread a thin topping of pâté on the top of the pork
- cut the tomatoes into 12 thin slices and place 2 on top of each parcel
- lay a second slice of Serrano over the tomato
- fold the pastry strips back towards you to encapsulate the filling
- crimp the edges together with a fork
- brush with the beaten egg wash
- place in the bottom of the oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown
- remove and serve or if for the freezer cool on a cooling rack and then freeze in individual freezer bags (you can re-heat easily after defrosting in a hot oven for about 15 minutes without burning the pasty and they are still delicious. not suitable for microwave re-heating.
Do you fancy adding to the calories and yumminess with a delicious sauce?
While the parcels are in the oven:
- finely slice three medium mushrooms
- chop a good pinch of saffron
- take a sauce pan or medium skillet
- add a knob of butter and a drop of sunflower oil and melt
- add a teaspoon of Dijon mustard and the saffron and stir
- add the mushrooms and cook till soft
- infuse a half glass of white wine
- add double cram to suit
- stir well and season to taste
- reduce to the desired consistency and serve.
For visual help see the step-by-step photo album of the same name photo.
Why not make Patatas al Pobre to complete your delicious main course?